Third World Vernacular/Bi-Multilingual Curricula Issues

  • Isaura Santiago Santiago
Part of the Topics in Language and Linguistics book series (TLLI)


There is significant international educational activity that is receiving little attention in the curriculum theory and planning literature. This is the effort of Third World nations to design educational curricula that will more effectively meet the educational needs of their societies and of children and adults who, through a variety of social, political, and economic mechanisms, have previously been denied access to public education or have been afforded limited opportunity for participation because of their membership in vernacular language groups.


Educational System World Nation Language Policy Curriculum Development Mother Tongue 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1982

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  • Isaura Santiago Santiago

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