The medium of instruction in the primary schools in Ethiopia: a study and its implications for multilingual education

SOURCE: Multilingual education works: from the periphery to the centre
OUTPUT TYPE: Chapter in Monograph
PUBLICATION YEAR: 2010
TITLE AUTHOR(S): C.Benson, K.Heugh, B.Bogale, M.A.G.Yohannes
SOURCE EDITOR(S): K.Heugh, T.Skutnabb-Kangas
KEYWORDS: EDUCATION, MULTILINGUALISM
DEPARTMENT: Education and Skills Development (ESD)
Print: HSRC Library: shelf number 6819

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Abstract

This chapter presents an abridged version of the report: Study on Medium of Instruction in Primary Schools in Ethiopia. It includes updates gathered through communication with national informants concerning changes in languages offered in certain regions as well as changes in policy concerning teacher education and publishing of school learning materials.