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Activities

In addition to teaching university courses, staff of the PLU can conduct or arrange workshops or other short-term training programs in areas such as :

  • Translation skills
  • Dictionary-making skills
  • Design of writing systems for unwritten languages
  • Curriculum design for national languages

The PLU is also available to advise governments and other bodies on matters including:

  • Language policy in the education system
  • Language use in the media
  • Dictionaries of national languages
  • Language policy and planning
  • Language maintenance
  • Cataloguing of dying languages


UNESCO Project

The PLU is a cooperating institution within the UNESCO Project on the Preservation of Indigenous Languages of the Melanesian Countries. The Vanuatu section of this project is coordinated by Hannah Vari-Bogiri. Work is currently being carried out on a number of threatened languages in Epi and Malakula.


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Port Vila, Vanuatu
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