Articles Posted in the " School " Category

  • Closer to home

    How to help schools in low- and middle-income countries respond to children’s language needs. These guidelines are based on a research and learning project supported by CfBT Education. In many multilingual countries, teachers, families and governments know that the way language is used in education is...


  • Language, Literacy, and Learning in Primary Schools

    Language, Literacy, and Learning in Primary Schools

    Implications for Teacher Development Programs in Nigeria This report, Language, Literacy and Learning in Primary Schools: Implications for Teacher Development Programs in Nigeria, synthesizes the main findings of various studies on the quality of teaching and learning in Nigerian primary schools that were...


  • 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...