Thursday, November 23, 2006

Monday, November 6, 2006

[MLE] An overview of Multi Lingual Education in India


Dear MLE Interest group,
Some of you have asked for an overview of what is going on in India regarding MLE. The below is a document that was compiled for the Unesco international head quarters.

[MLE] FW: Sheldon's articles in the Bangkok Post on minority languages

Dear MLE interest group,
Sheldon Shaeffer was one of the key-note speakers at the Mysore MLE workshop in October 06. He is Director of Unesco Asia and Pacific. He wrote the attached clear and appealing article for the Bangkok post. Even though focussed on Thailand the content is very relevant to India too.

Saturday, October 28, 2006

[MLE] UNESCO's Task Force on Languages and Multilingualism


Dear Interest group,
It seems the interest in MLE from the international community is still on the rise. Read below about a new task force set up within UNESCO on Languages and Multilingualism. The official Unesco info on that you can find on

Friday, October 20, 2006

[MLE] Progress report: Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

Dear MLE Interest group,
Several of you are involved in advocacy for indigenous people groups. In such cases it is nice to have the back-up of international high level documents.

Saturday, October 14, 2006

[MLE] Indian row over English teaching (2)

Dear MLE Interest group,
Prof Rajesh Sachdeva of Central Institute of Indian Languages (CIIL)
informed us below of the CIIL response to this discussion.