MLE related Courses & Events

There are a number of MLE-related training events that  are offered. This is an attempt to compile them so that those who want to learn more know what the options are.



  1. 10-day course, Guwahati University, Guwahati, India


Course dates:

November 7-18, 2022, Guwahati University

Institute:

Guwahati University , Assam, India

Course Coordinators:

Nancy Horo, Troy Bailey

Course Leader:

Prof Dr Jyotiprakash Tamuli

Contact

nancy@sall.com 


  1. Introduction to First Language based Multilingual Education L1 Online MLE Course. 


Course dates:

August 4, 2022 – October 6, 2022

Institute:

LEAD Asia  Pacific

Course Coordinators:

Philina Ng

Course Leader:

Philina Ng

Contact

philina_ng@sil.org.


  1. MA MLE related courses

Degree courses at MA level and up are offered in Thailand (Payap), Australia (SIL Australia), England (Moorland) the US (Dallas International University) and Canada (Canadian Institute of Linguistics. Increasingly courses are also offered on line. Details on these courses can be found here



  1. Three-day, MLE-related conference, multiple agencies, Bangkok, Thailand

Every few years a large MLE conference is organised in Bangkok. The most recent conference was in 2019. It was hosted by UNESCO, UNICEF, SEAMEO, Mahidol University, SIL International and Save the Children. This 6th Multilingual Education Conference was combined with the 13th Language and Development Conference (LDC) and addressed the important issues of language, human mobility, multilingual education and development. See here for more details: http://mle-india.blogspot.com/2011/01/mle-language-education-and-millennium.html

The next conference will likely be in late 2023. Watch the UNESCO Bangkok website for details.


Older MLE related Conferences held in India



Year

Conference theme

Host

Organiser

1999

Conference on Home Language


Prof Udaya Narayana Singh  

Central Institute of Indian Languages (CIIL)

2008

National Conference on Tribal Education with Special Focus on Multilingual Education 

Dr Mahendra Mishra

Orissa Primary Education Programme Authority (OPEPA) and UNICEF

2010

Symposium cum Workshop on MTB-MLE

Prof. Dr. Jyoti Prakash Tamuli

Guwahati University / SCERT

2011

International Consultative Meet on Multilingual Education

Dr Rajesh Sachdeva

UNICEF, UNESCO, and Central Institute of Indian Languages (CIIL)

2013

Whither MLE?

Prof Ajit Mohanty and  Prof Minati Panda

Jawaharlal Nehru University