Mother Tongue

  • ADEAThursday, March 14, 2019 - 16:36 

    The International Mother Language Day, celebrated each year on 21 February, is an opportunity to promote linguistic and cultural diversity as well as multilingualism. What actions are planned to promote literacy and national languages in Africa? The ADEA Inter-Country Quality Node on Literacy and National Languages (ICQN-LNL) provides an overview of the situation.

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  • ADEAMonday, December 17, 2018 - 21:14 

    On February 21st, celebrations of International Mother Language Day remind us that the human family speaks approximately 7,000 languages. What magnificent diversity - more than 7,000 words for “love,” “child,” “rain.” More than 7,000 ways for children to express their aspirations and experiences.

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  • ADEAThursday, March 14, 2019 - 21:24 

    International Mother Language Day, proclaimed by the General Conference of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) in November 1999, is celebrated each year on February 21 in order to promote linguistic and cultural diversity and multilingualism.

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  • ADEAFriday, March 15, 2019 - 11:55 

    International Mother Language Day – proclaimed by the General Conference of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) in November 1999 – has been celebrated every year since February 2000 to promote linguistic and cultural diversity, as well as multilingualism.

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