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Research data: LANGUAGE IN EDUCATION POLICY

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2014 Lessons in language and literacy: a classroom study in Limpopo

The objective of the language-in-education policy is to maintain a learner's home language(s) while providing access to and the effective ac...

2013 Where 'whole language' literacy and 'communicative' language teaching fail

Research data of learners in 'less' developed countries indicate that few students meet desired outcomes when the whole language and communi...

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2012 Cost implications of the provision of mother-tongue and strong bilingual models of education in Africa

The purpose of this chapter is to explore some of the issues around the costs of implementing both successful and unsuccessful language educ...