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Gupta, Vikas; Agnihotri, Rama Kant; Panda, Minati. Education and Inequality. Orient BlackSwan, 2021.

Sachdeva, Rajesh;  Agnihotri, Rama Kant. Being and Becoming Multilingual: Some Narratives. Orient Blackswan, 2021.

Ofelia García, Ofelia;  M.Y. Lin, Angel. Bilingual and Multilingual Education. Springer, 2017
Pattanayak, Debi Prasanna. Multilingualism in India. Multilingual Matters Ltd, 1990

García,Ofelia; Skutnabb-Kangas,Tove;  Torres-Guzmán, E.  Imagining Multilingual Schools. Languages in Education and Glocalization. Orient Blackswan, 2006 

Skutnabb-Kangas T, Phillipson R, Mohanty A. K. and Panda M. Social Justice Through Multilingual Education. Orient Blackswan,2009.

Jhingran,  Language Disadvantage: the Learning Challenge in Primary Education.  APH Publishing Corporation, 2005.

Heugh,Kathleen  and Skutnabb-Kangas,Tove  (Eds.) Multilingual Education Works: From the Periphery to the Centre. Orient Blackswan, 2010.

Mahanand, Mahendra K. Mishra Anand. Multilingual Education in India: The Case for English. First edition. VIVA BOOKS.2017

UNESCO Publications

Advocacy Kit for promoting Multilingual Education. Including the excluded. Bangkok: UNESCO Bangkok, 2007. Five booklets. https://bangkok.unesco.org/sites/default/files/assets/article/Inclusion%20and%20Gender%20Equality%20in%20Education/publications/MTB%20MLE/MLE_Advocacy_Kit_-_Policy_Makers_Booklet.pdf

Mother tongue-based multilingual education: the key to unlocking SDG 4: quality Education for All. 2017 UNESCO. International Conference on Language and Education: Sustainable Development through Multilingual Education, Bangkok Thailand October 2016. https://unesdoc.unesco.org/ark:/48223/pf0000247333

Multilingual education: Why is it important? How to implement it?. UNESCO 2014 https://unesdoc.unesco.org/ark:/48223/pf0000226554

Why mother language-based education is essential(Article)February 18, 2022. https://www.unesco.org/en/articles/why-mother-language-based-education-essential

First language first: community-based literacy programmes for minority language contexts in Asia. Book (2005) https://unesdoc.unesco.org/ark:/48223/pf0000140280

Enhancing learning of children from diverse language backgrounds: Mother tongue-based bilingual or multilingual education in the early years. Analytical review commissioned by UNESCO, 2010, 2011. Jessica Ball, University of Victoria https://unesdoc.unesco.org/ark:/48223/pf0000212270

Papers

Dr King, Lid . The Impact of Multilingualism on Global Education and Language Learning. The Languages Company. UCLES 2018 https://www.cambridgeenglish.org/Images/539682-perspectives-impact-on-multilingualism.pdf

Mohanty, Ajit K. 1990. "Psychological consequences of mother tongue maintenance and multilingualism in India." In Pattanayak, D. P. (editor). 1990.Multilingualism in India. Clevendon, Avon, England

Mohanty 2005 Perpetuating Inequality: Language Disadvantage and Capability Deprivation of Tribal mother Tongue Speakers in India Paper presented in Cornell Conference on Language and Poverty, Cornell University, Ithaca, USA, October 14-16, 2005

Mohanty (2006) Multilingualism of the Unequals and Predicaments of Education in India: Mother Tongue or Other Tongue? Chapter 13 Ed, Garcia and Skutnabb Kangas.

id21 insights education. Communicating development research 5, September 2006, 3. Download in English: http://www.id21.org/insights/insights-ed05/index.html


Other readings

Helen Pinnock with Gowri Vijayakuma (2009) Language and education: the missing link; How the language used in schools threatens the achievement of education For All . Save the children. https://www.savethechildren.org.uk/content/dam/global/reports/education-and-child-protection/Language%20Education%20the%20Missing%20Link.pdf

Steps Towards Learning: A guide to overcoming language barriers in children’s education (2009) Save the children. https://www.savethechildren.org.uk/content/dam/global/reports/steps-towards-learning-lr.pdf

World Bank (2005) In their own language, Education for All. Washington, D.C.: The World Bank. On WWW at: https://openknowledge.worldbank.org/handle/10986/10331

Pamela MacKenzie (2009) Paper provided to UNHCR Geneva; Multilingual Education among Minority Language Communities with reference to the development of MLE programmes in India https://www.ohchr.org/sites/default/files/Documents/HRBodies/HRCouncil/MinorityIssues/statements/experts/Pamela_McKenzie_long_paper.doc

World Bank. Loud and Clear: Effective Language of Instruction Policies for Learning. The World Bank, July 14, 2021. https://documents1.worldbank.org/curated/en/517851626203470278/pdf/Effective-Language-of-Instruction-Policies-for-Learning.pdf

The Bangkok Statement on Language and Inclusion 20 Feb 2020 UNESCO https://bangkok.unesco.org/content/bangkok-statement-language-and-inclusion