Month: September 2022

University of Cape Town (UCT) – Colloquium

The University of Cape Town (UCT), in conjunction with the University of KwaZulu Natal and the University of Free State, hosted a Colloquium on the New Language Policy Framework for Higher Education Institutions in South Africa, under the theme ‘Establishing Common Ground’ to advance practical and effective multilingualism in institutions of higher institutions on 28-29 …

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ALASA & PanSALB TO HOST THE 23RD BIENNIAL INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE OF THE AFRICAN LANGUAGE ASSOCIATION OF SOUTHERN AFRICA

MEDIA   STATEMENT FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 20 SEPTEMBER 2022   ALASA & PanSALB TO HOST  THE 23RD BIENNIAL INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE OF THE AFRICAN LANGUAGE ASSOCIATION OF SOUTHERN AFRICA The African Language Association of Southern Africa (ALASA), in conjunction with the Pan South African Language Board (PanSALB), the Department of African Language Studies and the Centre for …

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PANSALB COMMEMORATES INTERNATIONAL LITERACY DAY – 08 SEPTEMBER 2022

MEDIA   STATEMENT FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 08 SEPTEMBER 2022 PANSALB  COMMEMORATES INTERNATIONAL LITERACY DAY – 08 SEPTEMBER 2022 The Pan South African Language Board has urged parents to place a more concerted effort in exposing their children to children’s literature written in indigenous languages to improve their cognitive development and literacy levels in the country. This …

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MESSAGE OF SUPPORT: LAUNCH OF SASL DICTIONARY AND DEAF AWARENESS MONTH

MINISTER ANROUX MARAIS Good morning, Molweni, Goeie more. It is a pleasure to be here today to be part of the launch of the SA Sign Language dictionary, as well as the start of deaf awareness month. The Western Cape Government is committed to supporting and promoting the development and use of SA Sign Language …

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