UCT discovers that English is a barrier to black students

The University of Cape Town’s College of Accounting, concerned by high drop-out rates, has developed English, Xhosa, and Zulu videos to teach financial and accounting concepts to second-language black students.

Adding up numbers, it seems, is much easier in your … Read the rest

Moshekga supports mother-tongue education, against Jansen’s imperialism

Children are likely to achieve higher levels of literacy when using a home language in schools, Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga said on Tuesday.

“Research shows that children are likely to achieve higher levels of literacy when using a home … Read the rest