Commentary on ‘Competencies’
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In reading the editors’ introduction and these interesting and informative accounts of how skills and competencies are learned and taught under the umbrella of the Singaporean quadrilingual language policy in which everyone is to learn English and their respective mother tongue, it is interesting to compare the Singaporean policy with the trilingual–biliterate language education policy of Hong Kong, where the government’s aim is to ensure its citizens are trilingual in Cantonese, Putonghua Mandarin and English and biliterate in Chinese and English.
Quadrilingual Education in Singapore: Pedagogical Innovation in Language Education
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