Planning Mother Tongue-Based Education Programs in Minority Language Communities

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Resource manual for speakers of minority languages engaged in planning and implementing mother tongue-based education programs in their own communities. Unpublished version, used as resource for writing the Manual for Developing Literacy and Adult Education Programmes in Minority Language Communities, published by UNESCO Bangkok, 2004
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Draft (posted 'as is' without peer review)
Table of Contents:
Preface Chapter 1. Overview: Planning sustainable mother tongue-based education programs Resource 1.1 Education programs that build a “strong foundation and a good bridge” Chapter 2. Preliminary research Resource 2.1 Assessing community needs and goals Resource 2.2 Language attitudes survey #1 Resource 2.3 Language attitudes survey #2 Resource 2.4 Language uses survey Resource 2.5 Literacy uses survey Chapter 3. Mobilization Chapter 4. Recruitment and training Resource 4.1 Strategies for training facilitator/teachers Chapter 5. Orthography development Chapter 6. Curriculum and instructional materials Resource 6.1 Essential elements of language education Resource 6.2 Matching activities with learning outcomes Resource 6.3 Comparison of 3 commonly used teaching methods Chapter 7. Literature development Resource 7.1 Characteristics of graded reading materials Resource 7.2 Writing creatively in the mother tongue Resource 7.3 Suggestions for editing your own and another person’s writing Resource 7.3. Evaluating Stage One reading materials in the local community Chapter 8. Documentation and evaluation Resource 8.1 Writing progress reports Resource 8.2 Four types of evaluations in mother tongue-based education programs Chapter 9. Program coordination Resource 9.1 Writing funding proposals
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Program Planning
Multilingual Education
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