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Becoming multilingual - bridges and barriers to change in a monolingual primary and high school

Smyth, Geraldine and Sheridan, Nathalie (2013) Becoming multilingual - bridges and barriers to change in a monolingual primary and high school. In: Learning spaces for social justice. Trentham Books, Stoke-on-Trent. ISBN 9781858565187

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Abstract

In the two research projects discussed in this chapter we wished to investigate how schools as institutions, teachers and pupils worked together in a changing demographic context to ensure that education in Scotland really did provide equal opportunities for all no matter the previous linguistic, educational and socio-economic realities.