Organisation(s): Asia Multilingual Education Working Group
Pages: 12 p.
What role can language play in improving education for minority language communities? What are language rights? What place does Mother Tongue-Based Multilingual Education have in realizing other development goals? These important questions were addressed by the 4th International Conference on Language and Education. The conference brought together over 300 practitioners from 30 countries, reflecting the incredible diversity of the Asia-Pacific region and clearly demonstrating the importance of Mother Tongue-Based Multilingual Education (MTB-MLE). This 12 page brochure summarises some of the key messages from this landmark event.