Symposium Dutch as a foreign language with Professor Jim Cummins. | SMN NEWS

November 24, the Taalunie is organizing the online symposium “Dutch as a foreign language”, in collaboration with educational partners on Curaçao, Aruba, Bonaire, St. Maarten, St. Eustatius, and Saba. The symposium is for everyone involved in Dutch language teaching on the islands, so for teachers and other educational professionals, parents, and students. The aim of this event is to allow participants to reflect on and discuss the position of languages, in particular Dutch, in education on our multilingual islands.

 Almost everyone on our Caribbean islands speaks and understands multiple languages, including Dutch. However, for most of us, it is not ...

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