Education in Ethnic Minority Communities - Questions to Consider; Problems to Solve

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Date Created:
2005
Extent:
6 pages
Description:
Keynote presentation at the 60th Anniversary of UNESCO and the Celebration of Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn's UNESCO Goodwill Ambassadorship. The paper summarizes the outcomes of education programs in which language and content are unfamiliar to learners, and discusses some of the reasons why minority languages are excluded from the education process, at the heart of which are restrictive education policies. The author then offers basic principles for success in education for learners from minority language communities.
Publication Status:
Draft (posted 'as is' without peer review)
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Subject:
Multilingual Education
MTB-MLE
MLE
education policy
education in Asia
advocacy
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Entry Number:
42736