Enhancing learning of children from diverse language backgrounds: mother tongue-based bilingual or multilingual education in the early years

This literature review discusses mother tongue based bilingual or multilingual education for children starting in early childhood. The report: (1) informs policy-makers of existing research and practices in mother-tongue instruction in early childhood and early primary school years; and (2) raises awareness of the value of maintaining the world’s languages and cultures by promoting and resourcing mother tongue-based education for young children.

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Paris, UNESCO, 2011
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2011
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