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Save the Date: Webinar on Transition from Mother Tongue

The MTB-MLE Network will be starting off the new year with an exciting opportunity to hear from Dr. Agatha van Ginkel on the topic of transitioning from mother tongue-based instruction to instruction in a second or other language in primary education

We are pleased to invite you to participate in this event as we move forward with the MTB-MLE Research Agenda by discussing issues related to transition. Please feel free to share this invitation with other colleagues! 

Webinar Date: Monday, January 27, 2014
Webinar Time: 11:00 AM EST

About the presenter: Dr. van Ginkel is a consultant for SIL's Africa Area with years of experience working with intergovernmental organizations in Africa. Most of her career has centered on the areas of literacy and languages, and aspects of first, second, and foreign language acquisition. Recently, much of her attention has been focused on multilingual literacy in Africa. She has been involved in planning, monitoring, and evaluating mother tongue-based (multilingual) education programs in over 20 languages in Kenya, Ethiopia, Ghana, and Nigeria. 

Call-in information and further details will be forthcoming.

Please contact Stacey at with any questions. 


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