High-level Policy Forum on Multilingual Education

The 2019 high-level policy forum will be devoted to inviting discussion between policy makers on the latest research evidence on innovative and promising approaches to expanding and improving learning for ethno-linguistic minority children and the policy implications.

It will also provide a platform for countries to:
- Share views and experiences on key current and emerging policy challenges for implementing mother tongue-based multilingual education;
- Discuss how to integrate MTB MLE in national SDG 4 plans and monitor SDG indicator 4.5.2; and
- Develop and agree on a set of regional recommendations for advancing multilingual approaches to learning and SDG4.


Type of Event Category 6-Expert Committee
Start 25.09.2019 09:00 local time
End 25.09.2019 17:00 local time
Date to be fixed 0
Focal point Hayashikawa, Maki
Organizer Bang, Kyungah, k.bang@unesco.org
Country Thailand
City Bangkok
Permanent Delegation Contact
Major Programme
Language of Event English
Estimated number of participants
Official Website
Link 1 UNESCO Office in Bangkok
Link 2 Mother tongue-based multilingual education
Link 3
Link 4