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PanSALB WELCOMES NEW LANGUAGE POLICY FRAMEWORK FOR HIGHER EDUCATION

The Pan South African Language Board (PanSALB) has welcomed the recently published language policy framework for public higher education institutions in South Africa, which makes provisions for the recognition and development of indigenous languages within institutions of higher learning. “In order for our society to effectively elevate the status of our indigenous languages, we have …

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English Language Awareness and the Issue of Teacher cognition

By Dr Nande C.K. Neeta Abstract There is an inherent relationship between the teachers of English language and the learning of English. This is because teacher proficiency plays a pivotal role in the achievement of quality education through the medium of English. But concerns have been raised around the issue of English language teaching/learning in …

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Bridging the Gap: English as an Lingua Franca in Higher Education by Michelle Joubert

As part of PanSALB’s new language awareness campaign, the month of August has been chosen for the celebration of English. It’s a time to reflect on its fascinating history as well as on the ways in which the language touches and enriches our lives. But it also give us an opportunity to think about the …

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The survival of African languages in a digital era

A language offers a window to the soul of a people, their unique knowledge systems and culture. Indigenous languages in particular are, by their nature, lyrical and poetic and most importantly, carry the weight of the rich cultural history of its people with ease. The adoption of inclusive and multilingual language policies, therefore, does not …

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06 February 2020

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