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Professor Joseph LoBianco:
He brings unique experience in language policy and planning to the proposal.  35 years as a language planner commissioned in many countries to provide language planning assistance to manage and utilise multilingual resources for national benefit.


melbourne-logoThe University of Melbourne was founded in 1853, the second oldest University in Australia. It has been at the forefront of Language policy and planning in Australia and internationally with recognised experience in devising and evaluating language policies spanning many settings in Asia and SE Asia, North America, Europe and Africa.  Its staff also has active and long term experience in lifelong learning, adult basic education and multilingualism and multi-literacy and extensive project planning experience.

The main contribution of the University will be to assist with meeting the objectives of the LUCIDE network, specifically by contributing this extensive and world-renowned knowledge of language policy and multilingualism to the research and development Work packages and in helping the network to grow and establish global links.

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