This year's edition of International Mother Language Day focuses on the theme ‘multilingual education - a necessity to transform education’.
Should you raise a bilingual child?
Instead of telling you why bilingualism is a lifelong gift that should be encouraged, hear from the children themselves.
Five tips to involve EAL parents in their children’s education
Parental involvement in their children’s education can take many forms and be different experiences for each parent.
An Exciting European Project!
In October Mother Tongues were delighted to participate in the first Transnational Meeting of the Erasmus Project “BABO: Bilingual And Bicultural Outlook”
Correction doesn’t work!
All children who are developing two or more languages need to feel that the adults in their life appreciate their efforts.
Children are like little sponges…or are they?
Is there fake positivity towards being bilingual? We have polled parents about their experience of raising bilingual children
It takes a village to raise a bilingual child
For years migrants have been told not to speak their language to their children or to prioritise the language of the place where they settled.
Every day can be International Mother Language Day!
Celebrate International Mother Language Day in schools all over Ireland this February! We chose the theme of the Language Garden.
The unique emotional power of your mother tongue
We can use different languages, but your mother tongue is charged with a unique emotional power, particularly if it’s a minority language.
Multilingualism makes children strong: Let’s save language diversity!
Teachers tell me they are really impressed with the level of engagement of the students, learning and exploring new languages around them.
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