First Language Education in Multilingual Contexts in the Philippines

Authors:
Date:
2009
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publisher Place:
Oxford, England
Extent:
pp245-256
Abstract:
This chapter describes the contexts in the Philippines in which mother tongue-based multilingual education contributes to improved learning outcomes for learners from minority ethnolinguistic communities. The paper reflects on the contribution of education to language maintenance. The chapter gives examples of literacy and education programme implementation from a number of communities in the Philippines.
Publication Status:
Published
Country:
Philippines
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Work Type:
Subject:
Literacy
Literature Production
Multilingual Education
Philippines
Nature of Work:
Relation Text:
Florey, Margaret (ed), Endangered Languages of Austronesia, p245-256
Entry Number:
50532