700 Reasons: Reason #393

Reason: 393
Languages, particularly when reinforced through ICT, can help young people feel at ease with other cultures and with the knowledge economy, and to make their mark both here and abroad as citizens of a diverse, multilingual, global society
Scottish Executive, Ministerial Action Group on Languages (2000) Citizens of a Multilingual World: Key Issues (www.scotland.gov.uk-library3-education-mwki-07.asp)
Related Keywords:
Globalisation, Intercultural competence, IT skills (Information Technology), Knowledge, Mobility