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by Kathleen Heugh,Tove Skutnabb-Kangas

  • Author: Kathleen Heugh,Tove Skutnabb-Kangas
  • ISBN: 0415893666
  • ISBN13: 978-0415893664
  • ePub: 1270 kb | FB2: 1185 kb
  • Language: English
  • Category: Humanities
  • Publisher: Routledge (November 15, 2011)
  • Pages: 318
  • Rating: 4.8/5
  • Votes: 319
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Multilingual Education and Sustainable Diversity Work: From Periphery to Center ePub download

Tove Skutnabb-Kangas, Kathleen Heugh. This important book challenges us to think about multilingual education from a different angle-this time putting the periphery at the center.

Tove Skutnabb-Kangas, Kathleen Heugh. The effect is one of destabilizing old visions and imagining new worlds where multilingual education provides the backdrop for generous understandings of all peoples. Ofelia García, Program in Urban Education, Graduate Center/The City University of New York, USA.

Tove Skutnabb-Kangas is Associate Professor (Retired), University of Roskilde, Denmark and Associate Professor, Åbo Akademi University, Finland.

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Автор: Skutnabb-kangas, Tove Heugh, Kathleen Название: Multilingual education and sustainable diversity .

Название: The Multilingual Turn ISBN: 0415534313 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780415534314 Издательство: Taylor&Francis Рейтинг

Introduction: Reclaiming sustainable linguistic diversity and multilingual education Tove Skutnabb-Kangas and Kathleen Heugh.

Introduction: Reclaiming sustainable linguistic diversity and multilingual education Tove Skutnabb-Kangas and Kathleen Heugh. Education in Ethiopian Primary Schools Multilingual. Carol Benson, Kathleen Heugh, Berhanu Bogale, and Mekonnen Alemu Gebre Yohannes. Tove Skutnabb-Kangas is Associate Professor (Retired), University of Roskilde, Denmark and Associate Professor, Åbo Akademi University, Finland.

Tove Skutnabb-Kangas (born on July 6, 1940 in Helsinki, Finland) is a Finnish linguist and educator. After receiving school education in Helsinki she worked for a short time at the teacher training college. After that she worked briefly as a teacher in Helsinki

Heugh, Kathleen & Skutnabb-Kangas, Tove (eds): - Multilingual education works: from the Periphery to the Centre - List of. .Tove Skutnabb-Kangas LINGUISTIC GENOCIDE IN EDUCATION - OR WORLDWIDE DIVERSITY AND HUMAN RIGHTS?

Heugh, Kathleen & Skutnabb-Kangas, Tove (eds): - Multilingual education works: from the Periphery to the Centre - List of contents with author pictures, from Book Launch in Delhi - Book Launch in Delhi New Delhi: Orient BlackSwan, 2010. Tove Skutnabb-Kangas LINGUISTIC GENOCIDE IN EDUCATION - OR WORLDWIDE DIVERSITY AND HUMAN RIGHTS?

Автор: Skutnabb-kangas, Tove Heugh, Kathleen Название: Multilingual education and .

Описание: The Handbook of Bilingual and Multilingual Education is the first comprehensive reference work to address the policies, pedagogical practices, and educational theories related to the dynamic interdisciplinary field of bilingual and multilingual education

This very original, inspirational book globalises our understanding of languages in education and changes our understanding of bilingual and multilingual education from something mostly western to being truly transnational: it spotlights the small, celebrates African and Asian cases of multilingual classrooms and demonstrates that such education is universally successful.

Colin R. Baker, Pro Vice-Chancellor, Bangor University, Bangor, Wales, UK

A norm-setting work on multilingual education, which combines theoretical perspectives with practical experience from different parts of the globe, this book demonstrates convincingly not only that multilingual education works, but also that, for most developing countries, there is no viable alternative.

Ayo Bamgbose, Professor Emeritus, University of Ibadan, Nigeria

This excellent volume brings to light the fascinating lived experiences of multilingual education in linguistically rich but resource impoverished countries, and offers important lessons from which we can all learn.

Amy B. M. Tsui, Professor , Pro Vice-Chancellor & Vice President, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

This is a book of hope and inspiration. Documenting the significant shift that is taking place in countries around the world in the status and legitimacy of mother tongue-based multilingual education, it represents a giant step towards a "tipping point" where mother tongue-based multilingual education will be normalized as the preferred and, in fact, common sense option for educating the children of the world.

Jim Cummins, The University of Toronto, Canada

This important book challenges us to think about multilingual education from a different angle––this time putting the periphery at the center. The effect is one of destabilizing old visions and imagining new worlds where multilingual education provides the backdrop for generous understandings of all peoples.

Ofelia García, Program in Urban Education, Graduate Center/The City University of New York, USA

There are regrettably few detailed accounts of successful elementary school instruction in the pupils' home language, which makes this book with its surprising examples (especially Ethiopia and Nepal but other third world cases) so relevant. Students of language education policy will learn a great deal about the possibility of multilingual education from the chapters of this important book.

Bernard Spolsky, Professor Emeritus, Bar-Ilan University, Israel

At least half of today’s languages are marginalised and endangered and the attention of the world needs to be focused on these minor and minority languages together with the value of multilingualism. If the book succeeds in enhancing the consciousness of the world towards predicaments of the third world, then its efforts will have been amply rewarded.

Debi Prasanna Pattanayak, Former Director, Central Institute of Indian Languages, India

Drawing on the most powerful and compelling research data to date and connecting this research to linguistic human rights, this book explores the conditions and practices of robust bilingual and multilingual educational innovations in both system-wide and minority-settings and what it is that makes these viable. It demonstrates how, in countries where educational practices are inclusive of linguistic diversity and responsive to local conditions and community participation, implementation of bilingual education even within limited budgetary investment can be successful.

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