network of information about the use of pidgins and creoles in education
is widening. This issue includes for the first time detailed reports
about the use of non-English-based creoles in education in various
islands in the West Indies.
have also made contact with the Institut d’Études Créoles
et Francophones in France, which does a lot of work in the PACE
area concerning French-based creoles.
article in this issue is about the Portuguese-based creole of Guinea-Bissau
in Africa. A related creole spoken by immigrants to the USA is the
subject of a report.
issue also contains a special report on creole and education in
was actually too much infomration to include here, especially on
creoles and education in the UK. So this will be covered in another
special report in the next issue.
once again to all the contributors. Please keep sending in information
or short articles for future issues and passing the word (and the
newsletter) on to others who may be interested.
University of New England
Armidale, NSW 2351 AUSTRALIA
Creoles and Nonstandard Dialects in Education
(described in the last issue) is now available for Australian
B. Baldauf, Jr.
National Literacy ad Languages Institute of Australia
2/6 Campion Street
Deakin, ACT 2600 AUSTRALIA
FAX: (61) 6 281 3096