[MLE] 4th International Conference on Language Education; 6-8 November 2013 in Bangkok

Dear multilingual Education friends,

Unesco Bangkok send out the below announcement. It looks like an exciting conference again. There is lots that can be shared from India so we hope many can attend.
Asia MLE WG is organizing 4th International Conference on Language Education – Multilingual Education for ALL in Asia Pacific: Policies, practices and processes on 6-8 November 2013 in Bangkok, Thailand.
The conference brings together MLE partners to increase understanding of the importance of expanding access to effective MLE and strengthen momentum for MLE in Asia and the Pacific region. The conference will facilitate the exchange of effective practices and experiences, link MLE theory to practice and foster policy dialogue. The conference will serve as a platform for forward-looking debate and the shaping of effective education policies and programmes for the post-2015 agenda.
Sub - Themes:
1.       Multilingual Education: What and Why?
2.       Towards Sound MLE Policy: Language and Language-in-Education Policy and Planning in Asia and the Pacific
3.       Delivering Quality and Inclusive MLE: Teachers, Pedagogy and Innovations
4.       Measuring Impact 
Abstract Submissions:
We welcome the submission of papers and perspectives that highlight relevant local, national, international, or comparative research and practice in the four thematic areas of the conference. Abstracts should be no longer than 250 words in English and should clearly identify the paper's topic and its relevance to the conference. For details, please visit the conference website.
Deadline: 30 April 2013.
For further information, please visit the conference website: http://www.lc.mahidol.ac.th/mleconf2013/about.htm or contact Kyungah Kristy Bang at k.bang@unesco.org
Karsten van Riezen
Education Consultant, LinkedIn Profile
SIL International, South Asia Group

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