Conclusions and Implications for Educating Multilingual Children in Today’s World



A number of implications can be drawn from this study of young bilingual children and their development of identity associated with their languages and cultures. The children’s stories show that the children interpret their experiences in various ways, some of which align with prior research and some of which challenge current thinking and policy approaches. This chapter outlines the themes emerging from the case study as a whole and the implications for the education of multilingual children today.


Identity Development Bilingual Education Home Language Bilingual Child Bilingual Student 
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  1. 1.Faculty of Arts & DesignUniversity of CanberraCanberraAustralia

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