Multilingual Education is a peer-reviewed open access journal published under the brand SpringerOpen. It publishes high-quality empirical research on education in multilingual societies. The journal publishes research findings that examine language learning, development and use in language contact and multilingual contexts, and that will shape language education policy and practices in multilingual societies.The range of topics covered includes the effects of multilingual education and literacy education on the maintenance and development of multilingualism; the roles of vernaculars and 'local' languages, national languages, and English in education; the effects of multilingual and/or English language education on school dropout and retention rates; the effects of the 'internationalization' of universities worldwide; bilingual/multilingual acquisition of non-cognate and 'different-script' languages; and the role in multilingual education of other major languages such as Arabic, French, Hindi, Mandarin and Spanish.
4 Volumes 4 Issues 23 Articles available from 2011 - 2014Browse Volumes & Issues
Diversity in education: Kenyan sign language as a medium of instruction in schools for the deaf in Kenya
Jefwa G Mweri (August 2014)
Addressing the challenges of language choice in the implementation of mother-tongue based bilingual education in South Sudan
Tanya Spronk (August 2014)
The Multilingual Education (MLE) network phenomenon: advocacy and action for minoritized language communities
Barbara Trudell (July 2014)
- Journal Title
- Multilingual Education
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- Volume 1 / 2011 - Volume 4 / 2014
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- Springer Berlin Heidelberg
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