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Bilingual education pamphlets launched

Bilingual education pamphlets launched

On the 21st February 2024, we launched a series of bilingual education pamphlets at the International Mother Language Day celebration in East London. International Mother Language Day is a UNESCO initiative which seeks to promote linguistic and cultural diversity and...

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Developing the love of Science through bilingual teaching

Developing the love of Science through bilingual teaching

In this blog, Science educator, Nosimo Ndzotyana, writes about her experience with the bua-lit materials ‘iSayensi Yethu’. Natural Sciences and Technology aims at equipping and preparing the learners for the changing world. Without any doubt we cannot resist the...

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UWC hosts bilingual learning materials workshop

UWC hosts bilingual learning materials workshop

On the 11 July 2023, the Centre for Multilingualism and Diversities Research (CMDR) at UWC, in collaboration with bua-lit, held a bilingual learning materials workshop to discuss introducing these new learning materials in schools. They have already identified two...

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Responding to the PIRLS 2021 results

Responding to the PIRLS 2021 results

South African media has been saturated with opinion pieces about the 'literacy crisis' in our schools. This comes in the wake of the release of the PIRLS 2021 results where South Africa once again fared poorly. bua-lit has inserted our voice into the debate,...

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Translation and versioning: what’s the difference?

Translation and versioning: what’s the difference?

On 29 October, Dr Xolisa Guzula was interviewed by Prof Carolyn McKinney at a workshop for high school teachers in South Africa. She explains the difference between translation and versioning and her process of creating an isiXhosa version of 'George's Secret Key to...

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