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dc.contributor.author Mostert, Louise
dc.contributor.author Hamunyela, Miriam N.
dc.contributor.author Kasanda, Choshi D.
dc.contributor.author Smit, Talita C.
dc.contributor.author Kangira, Jairos
dc.contributor.author Zimba, Roderick F.
dc.contributor.author Hengari, Job U.
dc.contributor.author Veii, Kazuvire R.
dc.date.accessioned 2014-03-06T10:58:44Z
dc.date.available 2014-03-06T10:58:44Z
dc.date.issued 2012
dc.identifier.citation Mostert, M. L. and others. 2012. Views and preferences of parents, teachers and principals on the implementation of the language policy in primary schools in Namibia. Journal for Studies in Humanities and Social Sciences, 1(2):167-178. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 2026-7215
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/11070/754
dc.description.abstract The language policy of schools in Namibia states that from grade 1 to grade 3, learners should receive education in their mother tongues. The mother tongue becomes a subject from grade 4 onwards while English takes over as the medium of instruction. This paper presents the views of parents, teachers and principals and parents on how this policy is implemented in three schools studied in the Khomas region. Data were collected using semi-structured interviews from one urban school, one peri-urban school and one rural school. The fi ndings of the study refl ect diff erent language preferences between parents and teachers, the latter favouring English and the former advocating the mother tongue as en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher University of Namibia en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries Journal for Studies in Humanities and Social Sciences;2
dc.subject Views en_US
dc.subject Teachers en_US
dc.subject Preferences en_US
dc.subject Language en_US
dc.subject Implementation en_US
dc.subject Policy en_US
dc.subject Namibia en_US
dc.title Views and preferences of parents, teachers and principals on the implementation of the language policy in primary schools in Namibia en_US
dc.title.alternative An explorative study in the Khomas region en_US
dc.type Article en_US


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