[MLE] Papers from Bangkok conference now on the web

Dear MLE friends,

The international conference on "Language, Education and the Millennium Development Goals" that took place in Bangkok last November has generated a set of interesting papers. They are now all on the web. Have a look at : http://www.seameo.org/LanguageMDGConference2010/presentations.html.

Here are a few papers with a reference to India:

Mr. Sanjeev Kumar Rai (Save the Children), Schools Marginalize Children in Multiple ways: Language Policy, Right to Education Act and Classroom Practices in India

Ms. Jaya Krithika Ojha (Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee), Moving from Silence to Speech: Role of Language in Women empowerment in an Indian Desert

Mr. Prashanta Kumar Routray (Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences, India), Empowerment of tribals through education and sustainable livelihood: A Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences (KISS) model

Dr. Pamela MacKenzie (International Network for Development, UK), Multilingual Education in India: the rewards and hazards of large scale government programmes

Dr. V. Jayarajan (Folkland, India), Ethnic identity and intangible cultural heritage: A study of Koraga Community of South India

Thanks to Kimmo Kosonen for the tip.

Karsten van Riezen
Education Consultant, SIL Int.

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