A Socio-linguistic Outline of Language Policy and Planning (LPP): Reference to LPP in Fiji

Prashneel Ravisan Goundar


This paper gives a sketch of Language Policy and Planning (LPP) which is becoming a well-researched field for many academics as well as postgraduate students. Here, Fiji is discussed in relation to its LPP, medium of instruction (MOI) and the recommendations from the Fiji Islands Education Commission Report of 2000. Two case studies from Hong Kong have also been highlighted in this paper.   


language policy, language planning, medium of instruction, Fiji, LPP, language issues.

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