Many parents would love to raise their children bilingually. However, often this is easier said than done. They may have many questions like…
- How do I do this successfully?
- Won’t my child get confused?
- What do I do if my child refuses to speak one of the languages?
- How do I make this as easy as possible for my child?
This page aims to direct you in finding more information about this topic.
This paper on multilingualism is published by the Nederlandse Taalunie. It contains a myriad of articles on the topic.
This website explains how children develop language, what that means for bilingualism and trilingualism and it gives many practical tips on how you can develop multiple languages in your child.
Ouders online (Dutch)
Forum where parents can get their questions about bilingualism & children and language answered.
The NOB knows first hand about the difficulties in bilingual education.
Omniglot: Raising bilingual children (English)
This page contains links to various articles about raising children bilingually, the difficulties involved and how to overcome them.
Multilingual Children’s Assocation (English)
This association is entirely dedicated to raising multilingual children. It includes a wealth of knowledge, including tips and tricks.
Information provided by Juffrouw Blom on Radio Nederland Wereldomroep.
Bilingual Options (English)
Information by Dr Susanne Dopke on all matters regarding raising children in multiple languages.