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SDG 4 review: Slow progress and the importance of multilingual education

11 July 2019
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The first day of presentations and discussions on 9 July at the UN High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development was very far from a discussion as panelists presented in the main forum, Review of SDG implementation and interrelations among goals: Discussion on SDG 4 – Quality education, and different governments and social representatives spoke...
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UNESCO initiatives in global networking of schools and MLE for sustainable development

16 December 2011
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Mariel de Jesus In 1953, UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization) launched the Associated Schools Project Network (ASPnet) as a global network of more than 9,000 educational institutions in 180 countries.  The ASPnet promotes UNESCO’s objective of Education for All with a specific focus on ensuring that both young people and adults...
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Multilingual education

24 October 2011
Indigenous school children, APC, Bendum, Philippines. Photo Credit: APC

Pedro Walpole, SJ In a global world, 329 million speak Spanish, 328 million speak English, and around 1.2 billion speak Chinese languages (Source – Ethnologue: Languages of the World, 2009).  For Asia at least, English is the way to go.  India and Philippines are ahead as they learned English from colonial times and in...
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