Title : Multilila: The need of the hour
Ms Manjeet Kaur Bhatia and Ms Neetu Luthra attended a workshop organised by British Council on July 12,2018. The plenary session focussed on The Languages of Education in India Exploring Effects on Reading and Mathematics. The resource persons highlighted to explore the development of multilingual children's and cognitive abilities in a range of contexts. Furthermore, they percolated the role of home languages and English in multilingual education in India. They also brought into limelight the challenges and controversies in bilingualism and cognition spread across the nation. The entire day gave a glimpse of learning academic skills through interpretation, reasoning and developing bilingual literacy. The audience took a bag not only full of knowledge but also experiential learning.