Mother tongue-based Multilingual Education

UNESCO promotes mother tongue-based bilingual or multilingual approaches in education - an important factor for inclusion and quality in education. Research shows this has a positive impact on learning and learning outcomes.

The Organization provides normative frameworks for language policy and education and shares good practices in bilingual and multilingual education and mother tongue instruction.

  • Asia-Pacific Multilingual Education Working Group members partner on advocacy for mother tongue-based education at APREMC-II
  • Making the most of online and social media to advocate for mother tongue education in Asia-Pacific
  • Building Back Better: Mother Tongue-Based Multilingual Education for Ethnic Minority Children
  • Announcing the Asia-Pacific Multilingual Education Working Group Regional Webinar, Series No. 5: ‘MLE Advocacy: Opportunities and Strategies’
  • Student Assessment and Multilingual Education: Designing Instruments, Gathering Data

Latest Mother tongue-based Multilingual Education

Asia-Pacific Multilingual Education Working Group members partner on advocacy for mother tongue-based education at APREMC-II

—Mother-tongue learning for ethnic minority children highlighted in outcome statement, which will inform the Transforming Education Summit (TES) at UN General Assembly in September— Asia-Pacific Multilingual Education Working Group members UNESCO Bangkok...