Wednesday, December 6, 2006

[MLE]"What's Wrong With Our Teaching?"

Dear MLE Interest Group,
India Today had recently some interesting topics on education in India. In October there was a rather critical report on SSA. Last week they had an item on education in the metros. Even though it does not touch on language I think many of you would be interested in the report on which this article was based.  You can download it from  

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