Project

The dynamics of language policies in two urban secondary schools in post-monolingual Flanders

Duration
01 January 2019 → Ongoing
Funding
Regional and community funding: Special Research Fund
Research disciplines
  • Humanities
    • Language studies
    • Linguistics
    • Literary studies
  • Social sciences
    • Education curriculum
Keywords
Language policy, language regime, multilingualism, linguistic diversity, secondary education
 
Project description

The aim of the proposed research project is to explore the localised ways in which teachers, students and school management staffs handle, negotiate and navigate migrant-background students’ multilingual repertoires in a post-monolingual societal condition. Ethnographic research using a variety of qualitative methods will be conducted in two matched urban secondary schools
which contrast in their pursued language policies.