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ERIC Number: EJ1062701
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Nov
Pages: 17
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1692-5777
Beyond Bilingual Education: Multilingual Language Education in Nepal
Taylor, Shelley K.
GIST Education and Learning Research Journal, v4 p138-154 Nov 2010
The purpose of this paper is to describe the framework for implementing multilingual language education (MLE) countrywide in Nepal. I outline key tenets of MLE, explain the rationale for implementing it in the Nepali context, and describe the MLE framework that formed the basis of trainer workshops. The framework is divided into 7 topics: 4 of which are specific to MLE, and 3 of which are widely discussed in the literature on bilingual education and therefore not discussed in this paper. I argue that MLE should be implemented in other countries for both educational and socio-political reasons relating to the educational well-being of linguistic minority children.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Nepal