Articles Posted in the " Africa " Category

  • Optimising Learning, Education and Publishing in Africa

    Optimising Learning, Education and Publishing in Africa

    The Language Factor. A Review and Analysis of Theory and Practice in Mother-Tongue and Bilingual Education in sub-Saharan Africa. This publication presents the results of comprehensive research that assesses the experiences of mother-tongue and bilingual education programmes in 25 sub-Saharan African countries...


  • Towards a Multilingual Culture of Education

    Towards a Multilingual Culture of Education

    This book is an attempt to show how multilingualism is lived and practised. It also explains how, under severe circumstances and oppressive conditions, individuals, communities, societies and nations are inventing new ways of reconciling their communication needs and requirements with...


  • Why and How Africa Should Invest in African Languages and Multilingual Education

    Why and How Africa Should Invest in African Languages and Multilingual Education

    An evidence- and practice-based policy advocacy brief. This advocacy brief seeks to show the pivotal role of languages in achieving learning. It aims in particular to dispel prejudice and confusion about African languages, and exposes the often hidden attempt to discredit them...


  • Education – a Way out of Poverty?

    Education – a Way out of Poverty?

    Research presentations at The POVERTY Conference 2001. This volume gathers a selection of the papers presented at the Poverty Conference in October 2001 in Stockholm, and it is Sida’s hope that it will stimulate the discussion on the role of...