ISBN 9781920489069
Pages 360
Dimensions 244 x 170 mm
Published 2011
Publisher African Minds Publishers, South Africa
Format Paperback

Educational Challenges in Multilingual Societies

LOITASA Phase Two Research

edited by Zubeida Desai, Birgit Brock-Utne

This book is the sixth in a series of books from the LOITASA (Language of Instruction in Tanzania and South Africa) project and reflects the work done in the sixth year of the project. LOITASA is funded by the Norwegian University Fund and began in January 2002. The project will come to an end in 2011. This book has its main focus research carried out in South Africa and Tanzania on the language of instruction issue. Most of the chapters in this book were presented at the Sixth LOITASA Workshop held at the University of the Western Cape in South Africa in May 2009.

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About the Editor

Birgit Brock-Utne

Birgit Brock-Utne is Professor of Education and Development at the University of Oslo. She has many years experience of living, teaching and researching in Africa, especially Tanzania, where she served as Professor of Education at the University of Dar es Salaam from 1987-1992.