By Sally Blundell
Listener, 20 August 2016, p. 23-29.
Considers the educational, cognitive, and career benefits of learning another language. Covers second language learning at primary and secondary school levels, immersion programmes, and Māori language development. Includes comments from the Ministry of Education's Lisa Rodgers about language learning, and te reo Māori in particular, in the national curriculum. Discusses calls for a national language policy.
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