National language and book policies

The Kenya Institute of Curriculum Development (KIDC) developed the Basic Education Curriculum Framework in 2016, with a vision to enable every Kenyan to become an engaged, empowered and ethical citizen. 

Author
Kenya Institute of Curriculum Development (KICD)
Publisher
Kenya Institute of Curriculum Development (KICD)

This case study tells the story of a small Ugandan NGO’s experience using openly licensed government primers to support early primary literacy. Mango Tree Literacy Lab  (MTLL) believes that African children have the right to read, write and engage with ideas in a language they know and understand.

Author
Craig Esbeck
Publisher
Mango Tree Literacy Lab

The Association for the Development of Education in Africa (ADEA), through its Working Group on Books and Learning Materials (WGBLM), teamed up with the Global Book Alliance (GBA) to dialogue with African book industry stakeholders about publishing and use of materials in mother-tongue languages, and to come up with a way forward.

Author
Association for the Development of Education in Africa (ADEA)
Global Book Alliance (GBA)
Publisher
Association for the Development of Education in Africa (ADEA)