Multilingual education in Ethiopian primary schools

SOURCE: Multilingual education and sustainable diversity work: from periphery to center
OUTPUT TYPE: Chapter in Monograph
PUBLICATION YEAR: 2012
TITLE AUTHOR(S): C.Benson, K.Heugh, B.Bogale, M.A.G.Yohannes
SOURCE EDITOR(S): T.Skutnabb-Kangas, K.Heugh
KEYWORDS: EDUCATION, MOTHER-TONGUE EDUCATION, MULTILINGUALISM
DEPARTMENT: Education and Skills Development (ESD)
Print: HSRC Library: shelf number 7316

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Abstract

This chapter demonstrates that where the political will is present, a national system even in a low-income country can initiate and implement mother tongue-based multilingual education (MLE) policy within a relatively short time frame.