Complementary schools: hidden assets of a multilingual Birmingham

Research led by Angela Creese, Professor of Educational Linguistics at University of Birmingham, has highlighted the value of complementary schools within and beyond the communities they serve. Complementary schools run alongside mainstream provision and are often staffed on a voluntary basis. They provide a space for young people from linguistic minorities to study their home and community language, religion, and heritage. For more information view the vodcast via the link: http://www.birmingham.bham.ac.uk/projects/complementary-schools.shtml