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Over US$11 Million Bilingual Education Project Launched - AllAfrica.com

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Over US$11 Million Bilingual Education Project Launched
AllAfrica.com
The Ministry of Basic and Secondary Education (MOBSE) Tuesday launched a bilingual education project worth over US$ 11M.
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EUROPA - PRESS RELEASES - Press Release - Speech: Languages for solidarity

EUROPA - PRESS RELEASES - Press Release - Speech: Languages for solidarity | Multilingualism and multilingual education | Scoop.it
European Commission - Press Release - European Commission Androulla VASSILIOU Member of the European Commission responsible for Education, Culture, Multilingualism and Youth Languages for solidarity Juvenes Translatores Awards Ceremony/Brussels 11...

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The Grammarphobia Blog: Bilingual education

The Grammarphobia Blog: Bilingual education | Multilingualism and multilingual education | Scoop.it
Understanding a Danish stepmother's use of English.
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(BLOG) - International Mother Language Day | United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization

(BLOG) - International Mother Language Day | United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization | Multilingualism and multilingual education | Scoop.it

"In 1999, UNESCO decided to launch an International Mother Language Day (IMLD) to be observed throughout the world each year on 21 February. 

This celebration is designed to promote linguistic diversity and multilingual education, to highlight greater awareness of the importance of mother tongue education. 

 

Multilingualism is a source of strength and opportunity for humanity. It embodies our cultural diversity and encourages the exchange of views, the renewal of ideas and the broadening of our capacity to imagine.    

Irina Bokova, UNESCO Director General

 

Linguistic and cultural diversity represent universal values that strengthen the unity and cohesion of societies. That is why UNESCO’s Director-General, in launching IMLD 2013, will reinforce the importance of this core message and specifically highlight this year’s theme of access to books and digital media in local languages.

UNESCO’s Member States worldwide are key actors in the promotion of mother tongues through their national institutions and associations. The media, schools, universities and cultural associations play an active part in promoting the IMLD goals.

 

Using the slogan “Books for Mother tongue education”, IMLD 2013 aims to remind key stakeholders in education that in order ..."


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Languages and Multilingualism | United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization

Languages and Multilingualism | United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization | Multilingualism and multilingual education | Scoop.it
Multilingualism can promote peace. It's a bridge btw people, the link thru which to share world-views & experiences http://t.co/iQ4Joeu3jH
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On Saving China's Dying Languages - The Atlantic

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On Saving China's Dying Languages
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Others might say that Cantonese and Mandarin are dialects of Chinese.
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CCNY Digital Literacies: Multidimensional Multiliteracy

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In the chapter “From A Pedagogy of Multiliteracies: Designing Social Futures,” the New London Group discusses the need for a contemporary approach to literacy pedagogy and the idea of design as a creative ...
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