Namibia: Foreign language instruction handicaps the San

Francis Hult francis.hult at utsa.edu
Fri Jan 29 14:39:36 UTC 2010


New Era

 

Foreign language instruction handicaps the San

 

The Southern Africa San Education Forum (SASEF) says members of indigenous San minorities are handicapped in their quest for socio-economic development due to the fact that their children are educated through the medium of languages of dominant groups. 

According to SASEF-Namibia Information and Publicity Officer, /Awebahe //Ho√ęseb, foreign languages are imposed on San children as medium of instruction and as language subjects in the formal curricula of education systems of the countries where they are domiciled.

 

Full story:

http://www.newera.com.na/article.php?articleid=9304

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