Thursday, January 8, 2009

[MLE] MLE videos on YouTube



Dear MLE friends,
Some people rather watch a video than reading a document on MLE. The videos that were produced a while ago by UNESCO Bangkok (In collaboration with SIL) are now on YouTube: Using modern technology for advocacy!

Monday, January 5, 2009

[MLE] Jharkhand | Now, read Shakespeare in Santhali


Dear MLE friends,



Now, read Shakespeare in Santhali
- Orissa writer translates Midsummer Night’s Dream, comes up with T-shirts & handbags to popularise Ol Chiki script”

Saturday, December 6, 2008

[MLE] 2009 Education for All Global Monitoring Report Available


Dear MLE friends,
The medium of instruction had statistically significant effects: if at least half of schools offer the opportunity to learn in a home language, attendance rises by approximately 10% (Smits et al., 2008).”  And some more interesting statements below.

Thursday, December 4, 2008

[MLE] Report on Oct-2008 MLE Conference, BBSR

Dear MLE friends,
Orissa Primary Education Programme Authority (OPEPA) in collaboration with UNICEF, Orissa organised last October a National Conference on Tribal Education with Special Focus on Multilingual Education. Attached is a report which gives a summary of all the papers presented. These presentations are very relevant as several of the people who presented are well aware of the grass-roots situation. 55 pages of experiences, reflections and suggestions!

Sunday, November 23, 2008

[MLE] UKLA Research Grants and Awards


Dear MLE friends,
May the below mentioned sponsor can fund some research on MLE? Check it out!

Wednesday, November 12, 2008

[MLE] Article on the Adivasi Academy in Gujarat


Dear MLE friends,
This morning I read in The Hindu about an attempt by the  Adivasi Academy (Prof Ganesh Devy) to document the language and culture of 5 tribal groups in Gujarat. Good to note that this is getting newspaper coverage.