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.
SIL, South Asia Group
Recommended website: http://www.nmrc-jnu.org/
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