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UKLA Viewpoints: Multilingualism and home language

UKLA believes that speaking more than one language is an asset.

  • Children’s home language and literacy experience needs to be recognised and built on in the classroom.
  • Effective learning and teaching for bi-/multilingual (and all other) children offers opportunities for meaningful contexts in which to read, talk and write.
  • A secure, authentic learning environment for language teaching uses culturally relevant resources and offers collaborative learning experiences.

You can download the full UKLA Viewpoint on multilingualism and home language to the right of this page.