Multilingual Proficiency and Employment Opportunities for Tibetans: Case Study of RebgongPosted: May 20, 2013
Multilingual Proficiency and Employment Opportunities for Tibetans: Case Study of Rebgong
Yumkyi Dolma is a graduate student at the Central Minzu University in Beijing who specializes in education. She has conducted fieldwork on the impact of multilingual education in the northeastern region of Amdo (Qinghai province). She discussed her ongoing and prospective research on the relationship between multilingual proficiency and employment opportunities for Tibetans in the county of Rebgong (Tongren). She is currently completing a visiting fellowship at the University of Maryland where she focused her studies on sociolinguistics.