700 Reasons: Reason #394

Reason: 394
If young people leave school in a state of entrenched monolingualism or faltering and apologetic bilingualism, they will not enjoy equality with their more 'mobile' peers elsewhere in Europe when it comes to opportunities for further study, training, work experience or employment
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:
Education Studies, Employability, Equality (equal opportunities), Mobility, Work experience