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Paradigms for Bilingual/Multilingual Language in Education Workshop, Cape Town

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  • Donald Z. Osborn
    This small workshop is already underway in Cape Town, but the program may be of interest. CASAS is the Center for Advanced Study of African Societies... DZO
    Message 1 of 1 , Jan 19, 2006
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      This small workshop is already underway in Cape Town, but the program may be of
      interest. CASAS is the Center for Advanced Study of African Societies... DZO


      Paradigms for Bilingual/Multilingual
      Language in Education Workshop
      19th – 20th January 2006
      CASAS Office: 7 Nursery Road, Rondebosch, Cape Town, South Africa

      Programme

      DAY 1
      THURSDAY, 19TH JANUARY 2006

      09h15 – 09h30
      Opening Statement: Kwesi Kwaa Prah

      09h30 – 10h30
      Birgit Brock-Utne
      The Adoption of the Western Paradigm of Bilingual Teaching: Why does it not fit
      the African Situation?

      10h30 – 11h30
      Felix Banda
      Towards L1 Based Models of Bilingual/Multilingual Language in Education in South
      Africa


      11h30 – 11h45
      Tea Break


      11h45 – 12h45
      Halla Holmarsdottir
      Teaching and Learning in Multilingual Societies in Africa: Applying Western
      Models

      12h45 – 13h45
      Ron Simango
      Awakening ‘Sleeping’ Languages in Southern Africa


      13h45 – 14h45



      Lunch Break

      14h45 – 15h45
      Leketi Makalela
      Bilingual Medium of Instruction in South Africa: Centering Indigenous African
      Languages for African Development

      15h45 – 16h45
      Martha Qorro
      English Only Versus Bilingual Education in Africa: with a focus on Tanzania


      DAY 2

      FRIDAY, 20TH JANUARY 2006

      09h00 – 10h00
      Lazarus Miti
      The Mother Tongue in Learning and Teaching as a Linguistic Human Right

      10h00 – 11h00
      Kwesi Kwaa Prah
      Trends in Multilingualism in an African City: The Case of Nima, Accra


      11h00 – 11h15

      Tea Break


      11h15 – 12h15
      Edward Kembo-Sure
      A Non-English Medium for Kenyan Children: Is it Possible?
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