Mother-tongue education is best

SOURCE: HSRC Review
OUTPUT TYPE: Journal Article
PUBLICATION YEAR: 2005
TITLE AUTHOR(S): K.Heugh
KEYWORDS: EDUCATION, HOME LANGUAGE
DEPARTMENT: Inclusive Economic Development (IED)
Print: HSRC Library: shelf number 3507

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Abstract

Successful education for most African children remains elusive, in part because of the trend to move away from teaching in the mother tongue. In this article the author explains why.