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MS Language Acquisition:G07: Mother Tongue and Resources

Language glossary

Steps for introducing languages


Supporting Resources / Links

UNESCO's Principles on Language and Education

Principle I: 

UNESCO supports mother-tongue instruction as a means of improving educational quality by building upon the knowledge and experience of the learners and teachers.

Principle II:
UNESCO supports bilingual and/or multilingual education at all levels of education as a means of promoting both social and gender equality, and as a key element of linguistically diverse societies.

Principle III:
UNESCO supports language as an essential component of inter-cultural education in order to encourage understanding between different population groups and ensure respect for fundamental rights.

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