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Kenya: The impact of language policy and practice on children's learning

National language policy mandates use of the language of the catchment area as the medium of instruction in Grades 1 to 3; in practice, however, English is used extensively as the medium of instruction even in Grade 1 classrooms. The national education agendas are motivated by economic progress and social advantage.

Author: 
Barbara Trudell
UNICEF
Year: 
2016
Licencing Condition: 
Creative Commons: Attribution Share Alike 4.0
Topic: 
National language and book policies
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