Communities developing resources and competencies for using their languages
Foundational understanding for language development work of all kinds
Publications, fonts and computer tools for language development, translation and research
SIL offers training in disciplines relevant to sustainable language development.
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SIL's dedication to language development past and present
SIL education specialists and consultants provide technical support to local communities, government and non-government agencies and institutions that are engaged in planning and implementing literacy and education programs in non-dominant language communities, contributing to:
Teaching materials that meet government standards, build on the wisdom and knowledge of the learners’ heritage communities and enable them to achieve their educational goals.