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Table of Contents
Acknowledgements

Introduction
Purposes of the Report
Clarifications
Methodology
Organization of the report

I. Education for All?
International Conferences and Leadership
What Is Missing in These Calls for Action?
The Importance of the Mother Tongue in Education
What is the Evidence of the Importance of the Mother Tongue?
Linguistic Human Rights

II. Using Mother Tongues in the Classroom: Foundational Work
First Steps
The Beginning
Language Development and Language Planning
The Classroom
Curriculum and Materials
Teacher Recruitment, Training, and Professional Development
Methodology
Research and Evaluation

III. Using Mother Tongues in the Classroom: The External Support Needed
Levels of Support
National Government
Ministry of Education
Community Involvement and Control
Support from All Levels within the Country
Ongoing Program Development ¬ Going to Scale
Role of Outside Agencies

IV. Opportunities for Assistance
Global Leadership
Candidates
Actions
Country Assistance
Language Development and Language Planning
Advocacy and Outreach
Program Planning
Curriculum and Materials Development
Teacher Training and Recruitment
Research and Evaluation

V. Conclusion
Annex A: Summary of Programs Discussed
Annex B: Organizations
Annex C: References
Annex D: Bibliography