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High-level Policy Forum on Multilingual Education
Event Date: 
Mon, 2019/08/19


When, local time: Wednesday, 25 September 2019 - 9:00am to 5:00pm


Where: Thailand, Bangkok


Type of Event: Category 6-Expert Committee


The 2019 high-level policy forum will be devoted to inviting discussion between policy makers on the latest research evidence on innovative and promising approaches to expanding and improving learning for ethno-linguistic minority children and the policy implications.


It will also provide a platform for countries to:


  •  Share views and experiences on key current and emerging policy challenges for implementing mother tongue-based multilingual education;
  •  Discuss how to integrate MTB MLE in national SDG 4 plans and monitor SDG indicator 4.5.2; and
  •  Develop and agree on a set of regional recommendations for advancing multilingual approaches to learning and SDG4.