Needs of a plural society

“Plural societies like ours… have far more complex educational tasks to face if every child is to have an equal right to language and cultural maintenance.”

K Irwin, quoted in  Jenny Ritchie (2001) Implementing a bicultural curriculum some considerations Early Childhood Folio 5, 23-26

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About backyardbooks

This blog is a kind of electronic storage locker for ideas and quotes that inform my research... literary research into fiction for young adults (with a special focus on New Zealand fiction). Kiwis are producing amazing literature for younger readers, but it isn't getting the academic appreciation it deserves. I hope readers of this blog can make use of the material I gather and share by way of promoting our fiction. Cheers!
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