Articles Posted in the " Mother tongues " Category

  • Survey Report

    Survey Report

    Mother Tongue Based Multilingual Education Programs in Pakistan. The aim of mother tongue based MLE programs in Pakistan is to teach reading and writing skills to minority-language students in their own languages, and also develop reading, writing, listening and speaking...


  • The Juba Conference in Language-in-Education in South Sudan

    The Juba Conference in Language-in-Education in South Sudan

    Concluding Statement of Principles. Academics from across Sub-Saharan Africa and experts from ACALAN UNESCO, UNICEF and SIL met in Juba in March 2012 for a British Council conference on Language-in-Education policy in South Sudan. Our research and our discussions have...


  • Indigenous Languages

    Indigenous Languages

    A View from UNICEF. UNICEF is convinced that promoting the use of indigenous languages is not only a strategy to improve social services: it is the right of children and of indigenous peoples. The programs that have yielded the largest...


  • Towards a Multilingual Culture of Education

    Towards a Multilingual Culture of Education

    This book is an attempt to show how multilingualism is lived and practised. It also explains how, under severe circumstances and oppressive conditions, individuals, communities, societies and nations are inventing new ways of reconciling their communication needs and requirements with...