• Lixun Wang
  • Andy Kirkpatrick
Part of the Multilingual Education book series (MULT, volume 33)


This chapter outlines the methodology adopted in this study. It describes the pilot study which was conducted and then goes on to describe the ways in which the schools and key stakeholders of the major part of the study were surveyed and how three cases studies in specific schools were undertaken.


Qualitative research Quantitative research Ethnographic research Stakeholders Surveys Focus group interviews Case studies Survey instruments 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Lixun Wang
    • 1
  • Andy Kirkpatrick
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Linguistics and Modern Language StudiesThe Education University of Hong KongTai PoHong Kong
  2. 2.Department of Languages & LinguisticsGriffith UniversityNathanAustralia

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