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These papers focus on language development and multilingual education programs in a number of countries including Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia, China, Mongolia, Philippines, Malaysia, Indonesia, India, Nepal, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Tajikistan, Iran, Russia, Papua New Guinea, Malawi, Kenya, Peru and Canada.

NOTE: The papers presented at this conference reflect the experiences and opinions of the authors and are not necessarily endorsed by any of the sponsors.

General
English (or any lingua franca), multilingual education, and endangered languages
David Blundell
National Chengchi University
Taiwan
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Becoming bilingual is a way of life
Linda Orr Easthouse
Literacy, Education, and Development
Wycliffe
Canada
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Crossing the Digital Divide: computer resources to aid minorities
Martin Hoskin and Melinda Lyons
SIL International
Thailand
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Individual Programs
Designing and launching bilingual community-based non-formal education and extension initiatives in the Cambodian Highlands
Anne E. Thomas
Education Advisor
Ratanakiri
Cambodia
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Experiment in Rabha language development
Debadatta Barkataki et al
State Resource Center
Assam
India
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Factors in national-language development: The Buryat example
Dyrkheeva Galina Alexandrovna
Lead Scientific Researcher
Institute of Mongolian, Buddhist and Tibetan Studies, Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences
Russia
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Literature development in minority language: Case study of Gutob-Gadaba Language Revitalization Project in India
Herold Rajan
Asha Kiran Society
India
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Highland Children's Education Project (HCEP) Ratanakiri Province, Cambodia
Jan Noorlander, Project Manager
Khat Samal, Project Officer
Keo Sohout, Community Team

CARE International
Cambodia
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Pashai Language Development Project: Promoting Pashai language, literacy and community development
Ju-Hong Yun
SERVE International
Afghanistan
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Testing Chong orthography in Thailand
Kimmo Kosonen
SIL International
Thailand
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First language education in Lubuagan, Northern Philippines
Rose C. Dumatog
Certified Elementary School Teacher
Department of Education
Philippines

Diane E. Dekker
Literacy Specialist
SIL International
Philippines
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Regenerating our languages and expressions for uncovering peoples' potential: Mewari in the Udaipur as a Learning City Process-Project
Shilpa Jain
Shikshantar
India
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Flexibility in literacy programs - keeping the learner in mind
Sue Hasselbring
University of South Africa (doctoral student in Linguistics)
South Africa
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Language policy and local literature in the Philippines
Victor N. Sugbo
University of the Philippines in the Visayas
Philippines
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Education of tribal children in India and the issue of Medium of Instruction: A Janshala experience
Vinoba Gautam
United Nations Development Programme
India
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Project on research study and materials development of a literacy programme for ethnic minority in Omkoi, Chiengmai (Thailand)
Wisanee Siltragool
Non-Formal Education Department, Ministry of Education
Thailand
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National-level Situations and Actions
Multilingual education in the community of minority peoples of Vietnam
Bui Khanh The, Ph.D.
National University
Ho Chi Minh City
Vietnam
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Alphabet design workshops in Papua New Guinea: A community-based approach to orthography development
Catherine Easton
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Status and Acquisition Planning and Linguistic Minorities in India
Cynthia Groff
University of Pennsylvania's Graduate School of Education
USA
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Preserving intangible cultural heritage in Indonesia
Karin Czermak, Philippe Delanghe and Wei Weng
UNESCO
Jakarta
Indonesia
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The use of indigenous languages in early early basic education in Papua New Guinea: A model for elsewhere?
David Klaus
International educational consultant
Washington, DC
USA
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Can ethnic and minority languages survive in the context of global development?
Ebrahim Monajemi
Payam Noor University
Iran
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Language revitalization in China
Edmond Moukala
Program Specialist for Culture
UNESCO Office
Beijing
China
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Bilingual education in Cambodia
HE Chey Chap
Under-Secretary of State for Education
Cambodia

Mr. In The
Director, National NFE Department, Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport
Cambodia

Anne Thomas
Education Advisor
Ratanakiri
Cambodia
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Minority language planning of China in relation to use and development
Huang Xing
Institute of Ethnology and Anthropology
Chinese Academy of Social Sciences
China
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Implementing multilingual education in a country with 860 languages: Challenges for the National Department of Education in Papua New Guinea
Joan Kale and Jaking Marimyas
Curriculum Development Division
PNG Department of Education
Papua New Guinea
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Relationships between government and NGOs in a multilingual education project in Andhra Pradesh, India
Pamela MacKenzie
International Network for Development
United Kingdom
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Language policy, multilingualism and language vitality in Pakistan
Tariq Rahman
Quaid-i-Azam University
Islamabad
Pakistan
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Education for indigenous children: The BRAC Model
Trishna Sagar
BRAC Education Programme
BRAC

Natalie Poulson
Aga Khan Foundation Canada/CIDA Fellow
Bangladesh
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Rambai Kerawa replying to David Klaus

Rambai Kerawa replying to David Klaus


Categories
These papers are divided into three categories:

General
Individual Programs
National-level Situations and Actions

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