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Choices in language education: principles and policies

Pachler, Norbert (2007) Choices in language education: principles and policies. Cambridge Journal of Education, 37 (1). pp. 1-15. ISSN 0305-764X

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Abstract

The extended editorial provides a general introduction to the individual contributions to this special issue on 'Choices in language education'. Together with the concluding piece by Lid King, it frames the various cases presented, and offers a discussion of the broader socio-political, cultural, economic and conceptual contexts within which they are located and against which they can be read. It examines issues of language choice with reference to recent policy initiatives at the level of the UK and the European Union and it discusses general principles concerning language choice. Finally, it introduces the various contributions to this special issue.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: This piece provides an introduction as well as a conceptual and theoretical frame for various empirical papers presented in this Special Issue of the journal and offers a critical discussion of the broader socio-political, cultural, economic and conceptual contexts within which they are located and against which they can be read. It examines issues of language choice with reference to recent policy initiatives at the level of the UK and the European Union and it discusses general principles concerning language choice. This is an electronic version of an article published in Pachler, Norbert (2007) Choices in language education: principles and policies. Cambridge Journal of Education, 37 (1). pp. 1-15. Cambridge Journal of Education is available online at: http://www.informaworld.com/10.1080/03057640601178782
Divisions: IOE Departments > Departments > Learning, Curriculum and Communication
IOE Departments > Departments > Culture, Communication and Media
Depositing User: Peter Moss
Date Deposited: 22 Oct 2007 14:54
Last Modified: 14 Oct 2013 11:54
URI: http://eprints.ioe.ac.uk/id/eprint/35

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