Lecture by Manla Kyi, Language and Education Policy in Tibet

News item posted on: December 24th, 2008
The Development of Language and Education Policy in Tibet

By Manla Kyi (Manlaji), PhD Candiate, Faculty of Education, University of Hong Kong

Manla Kyi at the 2009 Education Symposium

Manla Kyi at the 2009 Education Symposium

Manla Kyi has extensive experience in teaching, research, and development work in Tibetan areas. Her research interests include language policy, language and minority rights, and multiculturalism in education. In the 1990s, she served as an English teacher and administrator at Qinghai Nationalities University in Xining, Qinghai Province, P.R.China. She has also worked as a program officer in education projects for a non-government organization in Tibetan areas of China. She holds a Master of Education from Teachers College, Columbia University, and is currently completing a doctorate at the University of Hong Kong.