Summary This book describes the socio-political background to the different languages in education policies of selected countries, discusses different policy models and identifies weaknesses in current models. For lecturers only Click here to order your desk copy.
Introduction PART I: Legal perspectives on language in education 1. Language rights in education: the international framework 2. South African law and policy on language in education PART II: Multilingualism, education and social integration in Belgium 3. Multilingualism, education and multicultural society: developments in Belgium 4. Which integration in which society? Belgian language politics in education PART III: Multilingualism, education and social integration in other European countries 5. From diversity to unity and back again? Teaching local languages in a linguistically unified France 6. Multilingualism, education and social integration in the migratory and regional context of Luxembourg 7. Language diversity and language education: an introduction to the Swiss model PART IV: Multilingualism, education and social integration in South Africa 8. Multilingualism and language-in-education policy in South Africa ? a historical overview 9. Rehabilitating mother-tongue and bilingual education ? the role of civil society 10. Moving towards multilingualism in South African schools 11. Language-in-education policy in practice: a case study of a primary school in Khayelitsha, Cape Town 12. African Renaissance in South African schools: an exploration of selected features of a reconstructed school curriculum PART V: Multilingualism, education and social integration in other Sadc countries 13. Language and education in Africa: emancipation or alienation? 14. Bilingualism and education in Mozambique: the historical relationship between Portuguese and Mozambican languages 15. Language and education in Namibia
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