Bilingual education policy ‘relaxed’

More news on the NT bilingual education policy here. Minister Chris Burns will not confirm that the policy has been dropped but says “Our focus is still on kids being literate and numerate in English and we’ve moved to a multilingual framework after extensive consultation last year”. Well, we’ll see where this takes us next, but great news as far as the legalities of teaching first languages in the classroom go. I am so pleased schools will be facing less pressure to use English only in their classrooms.

-Annie

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