n Africa Education Review - Editorial comment
|Article Title||Editorial comment|
|© Publisher:||UNISA Press|
|Journal||Africa Education Review|
|Author||Louis S. Jeevanantham|
|Publication Date||Jan 2005|
|Pages||171 - 172|
The new developments in terms of language policy for schools must surely have an impact on the way we do things at institutions of higher learning. The essence of the new policy is that learners must receive instruction in their mother tongue. The implications of this stipulation are huge for the educational sector in general, but this is particularly so for schools that are going to be required to provide instruction in mother tongue. A few of these implications come to mind, which I will pose as questions. What will schools do where the demand is for instruction.
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