Mother Tongue Education- Girls and Poor/Vulnerable Children

This review shows that there is evidence that girls, poor and vulnerable children stay in school longer if they are taught first in their mother tongue. Fifty percent of the world’s out-of-school children live in communities where the language of schooling is rarely, if ever, used at home.  The language used in schools, is one… Read more

Language of Instruction

This report gives an overview of the best evidence available on whether mother tongue is the most effective language of instruction for children.  It provides evidence of the impact of language of instruction on learning outcomes, international assessments of learning and provides data on the cost effectiveness of mother tongue instruction.  It also reports a… Read more