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Mazak, Catherine M., Ed.; Carroll, Kevin S., Ed. – Multilingual Matters, 2016
This book examines translanguaging in higher education and provides clear examples of what translanguaging looks like in practice in particular contexts around the world. While higher education has historically been seen as a monolingual space, the case studies from the international contexts included in this collection show us that institutions…
Descriptors: Multilingualism, Bilingual Education, Higher Education, Ideology
Hanemann, Ulrike – UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning, 2015
The paper analyses the status and characteristics of adult literacy campaigns and programmes since 2000. Global trends are analysed in terms of the ten key aspects of the suggested framework for successful literacy campaigns and programmes. Four case studies on major literacy campaigns in Brazil, India, South Africa and Indonesia are used to…
Descriptors: Consciousness Raising, Publicity, Adult Literacy, Global Approach
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Froerer, Peggy – Anthropology & Education Quarterly, 2012
This article is concerned with the relationship between education, aspiration, and social mobility in Chhattisgarh, central India. I am interested in how the ideology of education as an intrinsic "social good" squares with the everyday experiences of marginalized "adivasi" (tribal) girls. My aim is to understand why education…
Descriptors: Females, Social Studies, Foreign Countries, Social Mobility
Leal Filho, Walter, Ed. – Peter Lang Frankfurt, 2011
It is widely acknowledged that sustainable development is a long-term goal, which both individuals and institutions (and countries!) need to pursue. This important theme is characterized by an intrinsic complexity, since it encompasses ecological or environmental considerations on the one hand, and economic matters, social influences and political…
Descriptors: Communities of Practice, Architectural Education, Higher Education, Environmental Education
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MacPherson, Seonaigh; Ghoso, Dawa Bhuti – Diaspora, Indigenous, and Minority Education, 2008
This study examines the multilingual and multiliteracy practices of a group of Tibetan female youths from South Asia (India, Bhutan, Nepal) newly arrived in Toronto, Canada (N = 24). The main data are derived from a questionnaire surveying their language practices across contexts indicating the roles of education, community, and society in…
Descriptors: Multilingualism, Ideology, Foreign Countries, Literacy
Lin, Angel M. Y., Ed.; Martin, Peter W., Ed. – Multilingual Matters, 2005
This volume brings together scholars from around the world to juxtapose the voices of classroom participants alongside the voices of ruling elites with the aim of critically linking language policy issues with classroom practice in a range of contexts. The volume is suitable for postgraduate students, researchers and educators in a range of areas.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Models, Rural Schools, Language Planning