International Mother Language Day 2021


The International Mother Language Day 2021 was last Sunday: Feb 21st. Together we proudly stand with communities worldwide and applaud their resilience and creativity in confronting the challenges of current world events. We celebrate the languages that most deeply express their unique identities, relate their distinct worldviews and help expand their opportunities for a better life.

Not only because of the International Mother Language day, but also because of the new emphasis on the use of the mother tongue in the New Education Policy, there was quite some press coverage this year. A few examples:

I would like to encourage you to click on the link to the video as it nicely shows the richness of language across the globe!



If the embedded video above does not play for you, click this link to view in YouTube.