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Pakistan should properly adopt Urdu as its national language to help overcome inequality
Nations advance materially, economically and scientifically when they educate students in their national language.
Language education policy in Nepal and the denial of the right to speak in Indigenous languages
English as a medium of instruction in Nepal is violating students’ ‘right to speak’ in their home languages.
Australia needs to make languages compulsory
If Australia really wants to increase its literacy in Asian and other languages it needs to make language learning compulsory in Australian schools.
A letter to Australia: The Asia-literacy conversation we’re not having
A new draft Australian Curriculum has been released for debate. It’s time for a genuine focus on Asian engagement.