International Mother Language Day recognizes that languages and multilingualism can advance inclusion, and the Sustainable Development Goals’ focus on leaving no one behind. UNESCO believes education, based on the first language or mother tongue, must begin from the early years as early childhood care and education is the foundation of learning.
- Consider the potential role of technology, including traditional media such as radio and television, in supporting multilingual teaching and learning;
- Reflecting on technologies and its potential to support multilingual teaching and learning.
It requires a sharper focus on: