The Incremental Introduction of African Languages in South African Schools Draft Policy

In 2017, the Department of Basic Education (DBE) said that 27% of public schools nationally are implementing the Incremental Introduction of African Languages (IIAL) in Grades 1 and 2 in 2017 despite challenges, which included an inadequate number of willing and competent teachers as well as negative attitudes and misconceptions about African languages being inferior in the global scheme. The target is to reach 3 558 public schools across all grades by 2029.

(Source: https://pmg.org.za/committee-meeting/24712/)

Author
Department of Basic Education
Publisher
Department of Basic Education
Year
2013
Topic
National language and book policies
Country
South Africa
Region
Southern Africa
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