Articles Posted in the " Mother Tongue " 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...


  • Andhra Pradesh – MLE Status Report

    Andhra Pradesh – MLE Status Report

    The objective of National Multilingual Resource Centre (NMRC) is to function as a national resource centre for dissemination and sharing of value added information on MLE and providing consultative help and guidance for planning, implementation and trouble shooting of MLE...


  • Optimising Learning, Education and Publishing in Africa

    Optimising Learning, Education and Publishing in Africa

    The Language Factor. A Review and Analysis of Theory and Practice in Mother-Tongue and Bilingual Education in sub-Saharan Africa. This publication presents the results of comprehensive research that assesses the experiences of mother-tongue and bilingual education programmes in 25 sub-Saharan African countries...


  • Planning Mother Tongue-Based Education Programs in Minority Language Communities

    Planning Mother Tongue-Based Education Programs in Minority Language Communities

    Resource manual for speakers of minority languages engaged in planning and implementing mother tongue-based education programs in their own communities. This book is about planning and implementing education programs that promote life-long education in minority language communities. It is specifically for...


  • Language of Instruction and Quality of Learning in Tanzania and Ghana

    Language of Instruction and Quality of Learning in Tanzania and Ghana

    EdQual Policy Brief No. 2 Research comparing classroom processes in lessons taught in English and in African languages shows how the language used impacts on teaching strategies, but also the potential of teacher professional development to address this. Download PDF...


  • Home Language and Education in the Developing World

    Home Language and Education in the Developing World

    Background paper prepared for the Education for All Global Monitoring Report 2009 Overcoming Inequality: why governance matters In this report the relationship between the language spoken at home and educational attendance and attainment is studied for 26 developing countries from all...


  • International Mother Language Day 2014

    Local languages for Global Citizenship: Spotlight on Science UNESCO’s position towards multilingual education is strengthened as part of its efforts to promote global citizenship education. According to UNESCO, “Education for Global Citizenship aims to enable learners to play an active...


  • Moving towards bilingual education in Mali

    Establish a linguistic mapping for the administrative region of Mopti Examine the material available for teaching the bilingual curriculum Determine whether the teachers in that region were trained/prepared to teach the bilingual curriculum Determine whether the teacher training institutes in...


  • Planner’s Guide For The Introduction of African Languages and Cultures in the Education System

    This publication, intended to help planners in Ministries of Education to successfully plan and implement multilingual education, is based upon field experiences, recalls the main principles of languages planning in education, and gives precise orientations on “how to” and the...