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.
7,099 languages are spoken or signed. CLICK for map of world languages & regional websites.
SIL's dedication to language development past and present
Effective literacy and education programs depend upon good program planning. Below are practical resources for program planning.
MTB MLE Program Planning Manual
This 110 page manual is a comprehensive and practical guide for literacy and education program planning.
Primary Classroom Language Mapping in Lao Cai Province, Viet Nam
"This Profile was prepared to present key findings from the Primary Classroom Language Mapping in Lao Cai province, conducted by UNICEF in partnership with the Ministry of Education and Training, Lao Cai Department of Education and Planning, and Summer Institute of Linguistics International."