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Title Creoles in education : an appraisal of current programs and projects / edited by Bettina Migge, Isabelle Léglise, Angela Bartens
Published Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : John Benjamins Pub., [2010]
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Description 1 online resource (vi, 356 pages) : illustrations, maps
Series Creole language library ; v. 36
Creole language library ; v. 36
Contents Creoles in Education; Editorial page; Title page; LCC data; Table of contents; Acknowledgements; Creoles in education; Raising critical language awareness in Hawai'i at Da Pidgin Coup; Chabacano for everyone?; The teaching of Creole in Guadeloupe; Integrating local languages and cultures into the education system of French Guiana; Kriol in Caribbean Nicaragua schools; Swimming against the tide; Introducing French Creole as a language of instruction in education in St. Lucia; Bilingual education among the Karipúna and Galibi-Marwono; Language and education in Aruba, Bonaire and Curaçao
Summary This volume offers a first survey of projects from around the world that seek to implement Creole languages in education. In contrast to previous works, this volume takes a holistic approach. Chapters discuss the sociolinguistic, educational and ideological context of projects, policy developments and project implementation, development and evaluation. It compares different kinds of educational activities focusing on Creoles and discusses a list of procedures that are necessary for successfully developing, evaluating and reforming educational activities that aim to integrate Creole languages i
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Creole dialects.
Creoles -- Education -- Evaluation.
Native language and education.
Form Electronic book
Author Bartens, Angela, 1970-
Léglise, Isabelle.
Migge, Bettina.
ISBN 9027288208 (eb ; alk. paper)
9789027288202 (eb ; alk. paper)