Articles Posted in the " communitites " Category

  • Evaluation of the State of Bilingual Education in Cambodia

    Evaluation of the State of Bilingual Education in Cambodia

    Undertaken November 2010 to March 2011 for MoEYS with UNICEF support. In five provinces of northeastern Cambodia—Mondulkiri, Kratie, Ratanakiri, Stung Treng and Preah Vihear—mother tongue-based bilingual education is seen as a key strategy for reaching ethnolinguistic minority groups with much-needed...


  • Impact Study on SSA MLE Project in Andra Pradesh

    Impact Study on SSA MLE Project in Andra Pradesh

    The MLE programme in Andra Pradesh is impacting 68,000 children in over 2,000 schools in 8 tribal languages. This impact study was done by Prof Dr Shashidhar Rao of the Education Department of Institute of Advanced Study in Education for SSA. It...


  • Promoting and Delivering Literacy in Multilingual Environments

    Promoting and Delivering Literacy in Multilingual Environments

    As the mid-point of the United Nations Literacy Decade (UNLD) approaches, educational access and opportunity for all, one of the key objectives of Education For All (EFA), remains a major challenge in many countries of South and Central Asia. Multilingualism...


  • Multilingual Education Orissa

    Programme Evaluation Report The state of Orissa in India started a programme on Multilingual Education (MLE) in 2006-07 in two phases (2007-08 and 2008-09). This programme was offered in 545 schools covering ten tribal languages and eight districts, and had...


  • Promoting Literacy in Multilingual Settings

    Promoting Literacy in Multilingual Settings

    A regional workshop on mother-tongue/bilingual literacy programmes for ethnic minorities was organized by APPEAL, UNESCO Bangkok, from 6-10 December 2005 in Chiangmai, Thailand. This publication, Promoting Literacy in Multilingual Settings, presents the outcomes of this workshop. Chapter 1 discusses this relationship between education, including...


  • 02 How can MLE programs be started? [Video]

    From the DVD “Promoting Mother Tongue-based Multilingual Education”


  • Getting ready for school in the Chittagong Hill Tracts

    Getting ready for school in the Chittagong Hill Tracts

    A comparative analysis of mother-tongue- and national-language-based preschools in Adivasi communities. Though experts widely agree that the use of mother tongue is essential to an effective, child-friendly learning environment (Dutcher 2004; UNESCO 2003; Pinnock 2009), there exists a major gap...