AWARENESS RAISING & MOBILIZATION
Powerpoint presentation on the importance of awareness-raising for MTB MLE with suggestions for meeting challenges and developing strategies at local, sub-national, national and international levels
Graphic showing the interaction of agencies and organizations needed for successful and sustained MTB MLE
Rationale for encouraging those who support MTB MLE to analyze their own understanding of “literacy” and their reasons for helping children and adults to become “literate”
Also see ”Chapter 3, Mobilization” in Planning Mother Tongue-based education programs in minority language communities.
MTB MLE Resource Kit. Including the excluded: Promoting multilingual education.
UNESCO Asia and the Pacific Regional Bureau for Education, 2016.
Introduces the purpose and background for this Resource Kit. Includes a glossary of terms used in the booklets.
Part 1 presents information for policy makers about the background, purposes, benefits and essential features of MTB MLE programs that are successful and sustained.
Part 2 responds to questions about MTB MLE with answers based on research conducted in MTB MLE programs in Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Pacific.
Describes the problems that students from non-dominant language communities face in dominant language-only education programs and explains why MTB MLE helps students achieve their educational goals. Identifies the features of MTB MLE programs that must be included in the implementation process, with examples from different countries.
Written for parents and other members of non-dominant language communities to explain why and how MTB MLE helps children overcome language “barriers” and achieve success in formal education. Emphasizes the important contributions of community members in incorporating the children’s language, culture, knowledge and experience into the curriculum as their foundation for learning new concepts and skills in school.
Case studies of MTB MLE programs in five countries: Pakistan, Afghanistan, Nepal, Viet Nam and Philippines.
MTB MLE Advocacy Kit. Including the excluded: Promoting multilingual education
UNESCO Asia and the Pacific Regional Bureau for Education, 2007.
Original set of MTB MLE booklets for UNESCO. Book 1 introduces the set. Book 2 describes language and education policy and practice in Asia and the Pacific. Book 3 describes good practices for developing inclusive education policies. Book 4 focuses on program implementation and Book 5 describes the role of community members in developing and sustaining strong programs.
First and second conferences in the Asia-Pacific region focusing on MTB MLE (2003, 2008)
The first in a series of conferences in Bangkok on Language and Education in Multilingual Contexts. This website includes links to papers presented on relevant topics during the plenary and parallel sessions of the three-day conference, 6-8 November 2003.
The second in a series of conferences in Bangkok on Language and Education in Multilingual Contexts. This website includes links to the papers presented on relevant topics during the plenary and parallel sessions of the three-day conference, 1-3 July 2008.