Medium of Instruction Policies: Which Agenda? Whose Agenda?

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2003-09-01
  • Publisher: Lawrence Erlbau

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Examines the complex social, political, and economic agendas that underlie educational decisions on medium of instruction policies in different sociopolitical contexts, and the tensions between these varying agendas.

Table of Contents

Minority Languages in English-Dominant States
Maori-Medium Education in Aotearoa/New Zealand
Bilingual Education and Language Revitalization in Wales: Past Achievements and Current Issues
Dangerous Difference: A Critical-Historical
Analysis of Language Education Policies in the United States
Language in Post-Colonial States
Medium of Instruction in Hong Kong
One Country, Two Systems, Whose Language?
Medium-of-Instruction Policy in Singapore
Medium-of-Instruction Policy in Higher Education in Malaysia: Nationalism Versus Internationalization
Rural Students and the Philippine Bilingual Education
Program on the Island of Leyte
The Question of English in Education in India
Medium of Instruction in Post-Colonial Africa
Managing and Exploiting Language Conflict
Language Policy in Post-Apartheid South Africa
Indigenous Language Education in Bolivia and Ecuador
Changes, and Challenges
Medium of Instruction in Slovenia: European Integration and Ethnolinguistic Nationalism
Contexts of Medium-of-Instruction Policy
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