The Bilingual Immersion Education Network (BIEN) is a network for schools, policy makers, parents, researchers and other interested parties to network around the topic of bilingual immersion education in the UK. It is designed to support and inform about this educational trend. read more 


Picture: courtesy of Wix Primary School

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The network has  149  members.

Network log in or contact Gabriela Meier at University of Exeter


Useful references and links to conference reports, position papers, journal articles and books


Information about BIEN, fascinating insights into bilingual projects, and more...



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