The language of instruction remains unresolved

SOURCE: HSRC Review
OUTPUT TYPE: Journal Article
PUBLICATION YEAR: 2008
TITLE AUTHOR(S): M.Kivilu, M.Diko
KEYWORDS: EDUCATION, MOTHER-TONGUE EDUCATION
Intranet: HSRC Library: shelf number 5203

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Abstract

The scholarly consensus is that mother-tongue education is best at the initial stages of schooling. But an analysis of a set of questions on the topic by MBITHI WA KIVILU and MANDLA DIKO, found a substantial public commitment to English, though considerably less so among Afrikaans-speakers.