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Language structure: variation and change

Monthly Archives: May 2019

Article in Trouw about language policy in Dutch Caribbean

One of the national newspapers recently published an article about the spectacular changes at the Gwendoline van Putten school for secondary education in St. Eustatius (Dutch Caribbean), since the implementation of a new language policy in the education system. https://www.trouw.nl/samenleving/zonder-nederlandse-boeken-slagen-scholieren-op-sint-eustatius-wel~a3c6f796/ As I participated in the team that carried out the research project leading to the…

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