[lg policy] Language in Education in Kenyan Schools

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 Language in Education in Kenyan Schools

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Part of the Encyclopedia of Language and Education
<https://link.springer.com/bookseries/6207> book series (LANG, volume 5)
Abstract

Kenya is a highly multilingual country. Therefore a discussion of language
in education in Kenya must be situated within the sociolinguistic situation
in the country. In this paper I will provide a brief overview of the
sociolinguistic situation in Kenya, outline the development of the language
in education policy from the colonial period to the present, review
existing research, discuss the problems facing bilingual education in
Kenya, and lastly chart future directions for research and practice related
to language in education in Kenya.
KeywordsEurope Nigeria Univer Bilin Corson
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Cite this chapter as: Bunyi G.W. (1997) Language in Education in Kenyan
Schools. In: Cummins J., Corson D. (eds) Bilingual Education. Encyclopedia
of Language and Education, vol 5. Springer, Dordrecht

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