Language in education

SOURCE: The Cambridge handbook of sociolinguistics
OUTPUT TYPE: Chapter in Monograph
PUBLICATION YEAR: 2011
TITLE AUTHOR(S): C.Stroud, K.Heugh
SOURCE EDITOR(S): R.Mesthrie
KEYWORDS: GLOBALISATION, LANGUAGE IN EDUCATION POLICY, MOTHER-TONGUE EDUCATION, MULTILINGUALISM
DEPARTMENT: Education and Skills Development (ESD)
Print: HSRC Library: shelf number 7317

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Abstract

This chapter notices how globalisation is creating complex translocal sites, and new complexities inherent in the very meaning of language, as well as refiguring multilingualism and its societal organisation, and the nature of learners and the language-learning process.