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Curriculum Development in Multilingual Schools

  1. Carol Benson

Published Online: 5 NOV 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781405198431.wbeal0307

The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics

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Benson, C. 2012. Curriculum Development in Multilingual Schools. The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics. .

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  1. Published Online: 5 NOV 2012


This entry describes contexts calling for multilingual schools, presents agreed principles of language and literacy learning, discusses international approaches to developing appropriate curricula, and indicates new directions in the field.


  • bilingualism;
  • educational linguistics;
  • ethnicity and culture;
  • language in the classroom;
  • multilingualism