Literacy and bi/multilingual education in Africa: recovering collective memory and expertise

SOURCE: Social justice through multilingual education
OUTPUT TYPE: Chapter in Monograph
PUBLICATION YEAR: 2009
TITLE AUTHOR(S): K.Heugh
SOURCE EDITOR(S): T.Skutnabb-Kangas, R.Phillipson, A.K.Mohanty, M.Panda
KEYWORDS: AFRICA, EDUCATION, LITERACY, MULTILINGUALISM
DEPARTMENT: Education and Skills Development (ESD)
Print: HSRC Library: shelf number 6276

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Abstract

Current language education debates, practices and research in Africa need to be viewed through a historical lense. Language policy and education in most sub-Saharan African countries have evolved through several historically bounded phases.