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Models of bilingual education in majority language contexts: an exploratory study of bilingual programmes in qatari primary schools

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The purpose of this thesis was to explore and describe how bilingual programmes are organized and implemented within the unique linguistic and socio-economic case of Qatar. Specifically the thesis explored bilingual programs offered by two types of primary schools in Qatar: international schools and independent schools. Qatar launched a new initiative for educational development in 2001 but with hardly any research linked to these changes.

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Division:
SSD
Department:
Education
Research group:
Applied Linguistics Research Group
Oxford college:
Wolfson College
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Division:
SSD
Department:
Education
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Division:
SSD
Department:
Education
Role:
Supervisor
Publication date:
2012
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford

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