New energy for bilingual education in SA schools

New energy for bilingual education in SA schools

In March this year, Basic Education minister Angie Motshekga announced the government’s plan to introduce Mother Tongue Based Bilingual Education for all South African children. We welcome this direction by the DBE and wrote a piece in The Conversation outlining...
iSayensi Yethu: bilingual Science learning materials

iSayensi Yethu: bilingual Science learning materials

As the year draws to an uncertain close, we have some good news to share. In the latter half of 2021 bua-lit initiated its first materials development project. iSayensi Yethu is a project conceptualised and produced by bua-lit members and affiliates along with new...
Kaaps and the Professor

Kaaps and the Professor

In this Afrikaans/Kaaps interview Prof Dyers describes her upbringing in Elim, Western Cape, and how she struggled to choose a ‘mother tongue’ on school forms as she and her family used many different varieties in her home. She is a ‘Kaapse kind’ but adapts to...
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