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Girls, Educational Equity and Mother Tongue-based Teaching (2005)

Advocacy paper

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Publication Date: 2005
Author/Publisher: UNESCO Bangkok, Carol Benson
Language: English
ISBN: 92-9223-060-3

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This new UNESCO publication argues that language, specifically the language used in schools, is one of the principal mechanisms through which inequality in education is reproduced. It shows how the learnerís mother tongue holds the key to making schooling more inclusive for all disadvantaged groups, especially for girls and women.

 

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