Our cultures should interact, not just coexist | Education | M&G

Our cultures should interact, not just coexist | Education

“Ideas about which language to use as the medium of instruction remain contested around the world in education and politics, especially in countries described as multicultural. In China, bilingual policies are meant to promote the state and community languages in multilingual regions. The interpretation of such policies influences the survival of indigenous languages and also the ability of communities to gain access to higher education and economic and social mobility.” Professor Balfour dean of education sciences at North-West University.

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source: Mail & Guardian

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