Mother Tongue Multilingual Education

Children in Indonesia

©UNESCO/Georges Malempré
Children in Indonesia

UNESCO is developing a number of initiatives for the promotion of mother tongue instruction and bilingual or multilingual education to enhance quality education.

Key Documents

Advocacy Kit for promoting Multilingual Education: Including the Excluded 
The kit is meant to raise awareness on the importance of mother-tongue-based multilingual education to reach the goals of EFA. It presents the value and benefits of mother tongue instruction and is targeting policy makers, education practitioners and specialists.

Stratégie de formation des enseignants en enseignement bilingue additif pour les pays du sahelThis publication aims at boosting the use of mother tongue instruction and bilingual education in these countries (in French).


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