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Asikhulume! African languages for all

Article by Michel Lafon (INALCO-UMR 8135 Cnrs-France & IFAS-Johannesburg), on the need to align all government and state-aided schools in terms of language policy in South Africa. Such a move is a condition to the association of the use of African languages as LoL/T with poverty-stricken communities, low quality education and failure, and hence pave the way for an effective transformation of the whole system which would be in the interest of the majority and pursuance of equity. First published in: Les Nouveaux Cahiers de l’IFAS/ IFAS Working Paper 11 - August 2008. |+| full text article, pdf

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