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Languages in education
Partners in languages in education
- International Mother Language Institute
International Mother Language Institute (IMLI) is statutory body in Bangladesh whose function is the preservation of language.
- African Academy of Languages (ACALAN)
The African Academy of Languages (ACALAN) is a Pan-African organization founded in 2001, under the auspices of the African Union, for the harmonization of Africa's many spoken languages.
- Council of Europe (CoE)
The Council of Europe (CoE) is an international organisation whose stated aim is to uphold human rights, democracy, rule of law in Europe and promote European culture.
- The Indigenous Fellowship Programme at UNESCO
The Indigenous Fellowship Programme was launched in 1997 by the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR). The aim of the programme is to give indigenous persons the opportunity to gain knowledge on the UN system and mechanisms dealing with human rights issues in general and indigenous issues in particular.
- Organisation internationale de la Francophonie (OIF)
The Organisation internationale de la Francophonie (OIF), generally known as the Francophonie ,is an international organization representing countries and regions where French is a lingua franca or customary language, where a significant proportion of the population are French speakers, or where there is a notable affiliation with French culture.
- The Summer Institute of Linguistics (SIL)
The Summer Institute of Linguistic is a non-profit organization, whose main purpose is to study, develop and document languages, especially those that are lesser-known, in order to expand linguistic knowledge, promote literacy, and aid minority language development.
- The UNESCO Chair in language and education
UNESCO Chair in Language Education as a Means of Preserving Cultural Heritage established in 2008, at the Pushkin State Russian Language Institute (Russian Federation). The purpose of the is to promote an integrated system of research, training, information and documentation in the field of linguistics, literature, cultural studies and pedagogy.
- The UNESCO Chair in Linguistics and Didactics of languages in educational systems
French-Speaking UNESCO Chair in Linguistics and Didactics of languages in educational systems, established in 1995 at the University of Mons-Hainaut (Belgium); to promote training of decision makers as regards linguistic policies and education, to help the governments which wish it to solve the problems of bilingual or multilingual education; to work out and apply programs of mother tongues, second and foreign languages didactics in a functional way and to teach the methodology of languages and linguistic schemas d'aménagement.
- The UNESCO Chair in multilingual education
UNESCO Chair in Multilingual, Transcultural Communication in the Digital Age, established in 2010 at the University of Vienna (Austria) The specific objectives of this Chair are to strengthen research in the field of ICT-enhanced multilingual and transcultural communication, and, promote the development of a multilingual social web.
Linguapax International is a non-governmental organization dedicated to the appreciation and protection of linguistic diversity worldwide.