UNESCO Bangkok has just uploaded a new short MLE advocacy video on YouTube. Check it out at:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iJAatN4PMBA
Most of you know that there is also an INDIA SPECIFIC short video on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ffsW0-F5ka4&feature=mfu_in_order&list=UL
Actually in that channel there are 11 more MLE video fragments which you might enjoy: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ffsW0-F5ka4&feature=mfu_in_order&list=UL
Have a joyful Christmas!
Karsten van Riezen
Education Consultant, SIL Int.
SIL, South Asia Group
Recommended website: http://www.nmrc-jnu.org/
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From: Bang, KyungahTo: Bang, Kyungah ; Boucher, Adrien Alain ; Chemba Raghavan ; email@example.com ; Dr. Isara Choosri ; firstname.lastname@example.org ; email@example.com ; firstname.lastname@example.org ; email@example.com ; firstname.lastname@example.org ; Kirk Person ; LangMDG Conference2010 ; Mahbooba Amin ; email@example.com ; firstname.lastname@example.org ; Pornpenn Phumtim ; email@example.com ; firstname.lastname@example.org ; SEAMEO ; email@example.com ; Sheldon Shaeffer ; firstname.lastname@example.org ; email@example.comSent: Thursday, December 23, 2010 12:08 PMSubject: Advocacy Video " Mother tongue-based Multilingual Education - A Key to Quality Education"
Dear fellow steering committee members,
I am pleased to share with you an approximately 3 minutes advocacy video titled : “Mother tongue-based Multilingual Education – A Key to Quality Education”, produced by UNESCO Bangkok. The video has just been uploaded in UNESCO’s TV channel on Youtube at:
For your information, here is the description of the video:“Worldwide nearly 7000 languages are spoken today. Many languages are spoken by ethnic minorities who are educationally and economically disadvantaged because of limited language fluency. This language gap must be bridged if countries are to fulfill the Millennium Development Goals and Education for All aims. More than 200 million children globally live in homes where languages spoken are different than the ones used in school. These children are vulnerable to non enrolment, repetition and non completion.”
For more information on Multilingual Education in Asia and Pacific please visit our website at http://www.unesco.org/bangkok/
The information about the UN Millennium Development Goals: http://www.un.org/millenniumgoals/
Thanks and best regards,Kristy
Kyungah Kristy Bang (Ms.)Multilingual Education Secretariat CoordinatorAsia and Pacific Programme of Education for AllUNESCO Bangkok920 Sukhumvit Rd, Bangkok 10110, ThailandTel. +6623910577 ext309. Fax. +6623910866
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