Drawing on the experience of several medium-sized language communities, this volume provides the reader with some important insights into how language policies can be successfully implemented. Language Education and Nationhood in Morrocco: Tensions between Unity and Diversity, between Local and Global Abderrahman El Aissati 5. It was written for use by non-specialists who wish to explore, in a comprehensive non-technical way, the intricacies of this subject from various angles: history, policy, classroom practice, designs and research bases. Abstract Research into language policy making in the multilingual Andes entails taking a socio historical perspective and examining macro processes involved in the construction of the asymmetrical statuses of languages and the effects of such inequalities on their speakers and society. The Formation of Language Values and Educational Language Policy Beliefs among Teacher Educators in Ghana: A Life History Approach Jo Arthur Shoba 3. Postcolonial nation-building is a common denominator in much of the global South.
From Policy to Practice: Multiple Language and Script Education in Eritrea Yonas Mesfun Asfaha 4. Kalbos politika galbūt yra ne specifinis, akivaizdus, teisiškai pagrįstas įstatymų, taisyklių, nuostatų rinkinys, o daugiau numanoma, nerašyta objektyvioji rea-lybė, kurios esmė -kultūros tradicija. From a courtroom in Bulawayo to a nursery in Birmingham, the authors use local contexts to foreground how the vulnerable, particularly those from minority language backgrounds, continue to be excluded, whilst offering a powerful demonstration of the potential for change offered by individual agency, resistance and struggle. As the capitalist world economy continues to change and grow, and assuming that translation technologies continue to improve, it is likely that the roles and relative importance of English as a global language will change significantly. The revitalization of minority languages and local cultural practices, management of linguistic and cultural diversity, and promotion of equal opportunities both social and economic are all explored in this light.
This thought-provoking work is an ideal textbook for future teachers as well as providing a fresh view of the subject for school administrators and policy makers. For example, it challenges the assumption that transitional models necessarily lead to language shift and cultural assimilation. The Case of Mozambique Feliciano Chimbutane Discussant's Response to Section 1: Timescales, Continuities, and Language in Education Policy in the Global South Kendall King Section 2: The Making and Remaking of Policy in Local School and Classroom Contexts 8. The main focus is on Amazigh also known as Berber , which was elevated to the status of official language, alongside Arabic, as a result of a constitutional change in July 2011. The analysis is based on the view that communicative practices in the classroom influence and are influenced by institutional, local and societal processes.
This volume considers a range of ways in which bilingual programs can make a contribution to aspects of human and economic development in the global South. From Policy to Practice: Multiple Language and Script Education in Eritrea Yonas Mesfun Asfaha 4. From Policy to Practice: Multiple Language and Script Education in Eritrea Yonas Mesfun Asfaha 4. About the Series Routledge Critical Studies in Multilingualism is devoted to the publishing of original research, of global scope and relevance, which incorporates critical and post-structuralist perspectives. Routledge Critical Studies in Multilingualism. The authors examine the consequences of different policies, programs, and pedagogies for learners and local communities through recent ethnographic research on these topics.
Category: Foreign Language Study Author : Dr. Cite this article as: Smith, P. Negotiating Bilingual Classroom Spaces in the Lao People's Democratic Republic: Opportunity and Constraint Angela Cincotta-Segi 9. This review will look at selected sections from two of the book chapters in this collection and then conclude with a critical review of the work. The chapter will first deal with the sociohistorical context and the ways in which the sociolinguistic profile of Morocco has been shaped over time.
Keywords: state language policy, language policy administration, state language policy formulation, European integration, globalization, language policy implementation. This volume allows Kumauni women and their educators to take centre stage, and provides a thoughtful and nuanced insight into their minority language environment. Tik suvo-kus, kad kiekvienos šalies kalbos politika yra išskirtinė, turinti tik jai būdingų bruožų, galima nustatyti, kodėl konkrečios šalies kalbos politi-ka vystosi būtent tik jai būdinga kryptimi, kodėl ją pavyksta ar nepavyksta įgyvendinti vado-vaujantis tais principais, kuriuos ta politika skelbia, ir kaip ji veikia žmones. This volume also serves to hold up a mirror to language policy and education in the global North, where similar diversity of language policy and practice can be found across jurisdictions. While postcolonial nation-building policies might aspire to the recognition of local languages as a response to a colonial policy of homogenisation for example Peru , a policy of fostering national unity through language homogeneity in post-colonial nation-building is evident elsewhere for example Botswana. Feliciano Chimbutane is Assistant Professor of Linguistics at Universidade Eduardo Mondlane in Mozambique. The various chapters describe how, on the one hand, there is a tendency to encourage, or in some cases enforce, a centripetal Bakhtin, 1981 tendency towards linguistic uniformity nationally and globally, while on the other hand there is a centrifugal tendency to assert local identities.
The authors examine the consequences of different policies, programs, and pedagogies for learners and local communities through recent ethnographic research on these topics. Each concludes with commentary by a leading scholar of language-in-education policy. In the multilingual contexts of local campuses, this book shows how students and lecturers attempt to understand their multiple identities and use the available languages to create multilingual learning environments. The Development of Language Policyy in a Global Age: The Case of East Timor Estêvão Cabral 6. This can result in newly-independent states resorting to the ideologies and discourses of their formal colonial masters, including the promotion of an official state language.
The Challenge and Promise of Multilingualism in the Caribbean: Focus on Haiti Marky Jean-Pierre 10. This direction constitutes only half of the journey as inevitably this research needs to be about local implementations of policy which represent not only the interpretation of language policy in thought and action in specific spaces but also its contestation and thus the creation of policy from the ground-up. The Formation of Language Values and Educational Language Policy Beliefs among Teacher Educators in Ghana: A Life History Approach Jo Arthur Shoba 3. Can Socio-cultural Gains Sustain Bilingual Education Programmes in Post-colonial Contexts? The Case of Mozambique Feliciano Chimbutane Discussant's Response to Section 1: Timescales, Continuities, and Language in Education Policy in the Global South Kendall King Section 2: The Making and Remaking of Policy in Local School and Classroom Contexts 8. Represented are Africa Ghana, Morocco, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Mozambique, and Botswana ; Asia India, Laos, and East-Timor ; and Latin America and the Caribbean Peru and Haiti.