ISBN 9789970022021
Pages 132
Dimensions 229 x 152 mm
Published 2000
Publisher Fountain Publishers, Uganda
Format Paperback

Language and Literacy in Uganda

Towards a Sustainable Reading Culture

edited by Kate Parry

Uganda's linguistic situation is complex. These papers from two conferences at Makerere University present a coherent and current picture. The book is divided into five parts: an overview of language and literacy issues in both Ugandan and international contexts; the issue of language for national communication; the role of local language in the education system; national policies and practices in teaching literacy and literature; and ways of encouraging a reading culture in Uganda.

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About the Editor

Kate Parry

Kate Parry is a professor at Hunter College, City University of New York, and a leading figure in the promotion of literacy in Uganda.

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