Multi-lingual education for tribal children : lessons from vasantshala

Gajjar, Sandhya and Baxi, Sonal (2020) Multi-lingual education for tribal children : lessons from vasantshala. Learning Curve (6). pp. 59-62. ISSN 2582-1644

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Abstract

The Bhasha Research and Publication Centre, Vadodara, was founded in 1996 by Padma Shri Dr Ganesh Devy. A professor of English Literature at M S University of Baroda, he took voluntary retirement to pursue research arising out of his deep concern about endangered or dying languages. In the course of his research, he found that the languages that stood to lose the most were those that belonged to largely tribal and nomadic communities. One of the most important reasons was that these languages did not have a script and existed mostly only orally.

Item Type: Articles in APF Magazines
Uncontrolled Keywords: Multi-lingual education, Early Childhood Education (ECE), Curriculum, Classroom, Classroom learning and teaching
Subjects: Social sciences > Education > Elementary education
Divisions: Azim Premji University > University publications > Learning Curve
Depositing User: Mr. Sachin Tirlapur
Date Deposited: 11 May 2020 10:45
Last Modified: 11 May 2020 10:45
URI: http://publications.azimpremjifoundation.org/id/eprint/2293
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