Friday, December 14, 2007

[MLE] Language Development Conference in Thailand Jul 1-3 ; call for papers

Dear MLE friends,
Below is the announcement of an excellent conference on MLE which is here in the region. Last time (2003?) there was quite a group from India participating and giving good papers. I trust that will work out this time again.

Wednesday, December 12, 2007

[MLE] 2008 Education for All Global Monitoring Report.doc

Dear MLE friends,
I think it is for the first time that the AFA monitoring report has a section on MLE. Also India is mentioned in it. The relevant section is attached. See below.

Monday, December 10, 2007

[MLE] "Knowledge-Acquisition" (lang & ed in Hong Kong)

Dear MLE,
It has been a while since there was something worth forwarding on MLE. The below is interesting because it confirms the statement that MLE is not really about “language” but about “learner centred teaching”.

Saturday, October 13, 2007

[MLE] UNESCO Guidelines on Intercultural Education

Dear MLE friends,
The below mentioned publication provides an important context for the MLE efforts. Worth taking note of.

Monday, October 8, 2007

[MLE] Class IV achievements in Maharasthra

Dear MLE friends,
An interesting article on achievements.
Regards,
Karsten

Karsten van Riezen
Education Consultant, SIL Int.
SIL, South Asia Group.

See attachment for the rest of the article.

Friday, September 21, 2007

[MLE] New Language and Education Policy established by Save the Children UK


Dear MLE friends,
Save the Children UK wrote a thorough Policy Paper on MLE. Since this organisation is active in India too, with Shireen Miller as an active advocate for MLE, it will be good to take note of this comprehensive paper.

Thursday, September 20, 2007

[MLE] Gorkhapatra goes multilingual

Dear MLE friends,
At our northern neighbour Nepal a daily newspaper has decided to go multilingual. Would that have potential in some areas in India too?