Interest in bilingual education has been growing around the world, including in the Netherlands. But what is behind this? Is it educationally motivated? Developmentally motivated? or politically motivated? In the move towards 'earlier is always better' it is important to look at research and use this to ensure we are reaching the right children, at the right time.
Eowyn Crisfield takes a frank look at what we know about bilingual education who it works for, and who it doesn't and tries to answer the big question: "Are we getting it right?"