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Language policy, planning and management in Africa

Conrad Max Benedict Brann

Language policy, planning and management in Africa

a select bibliography

by Conrad Max Benedict Brann

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Published by International Center for Research on Bilinguialism in Québec .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Language policy -- Africa -- Bibliography.,
  • Africa -- Languages -- Political aspects -- Bibliography.,
  • Africa -- Languages -- Bibliography

  • Edition Notes

    MLC OISE/UT

    StatementConrad B. Brann.
    SeriesPublication / Centre international de recherche sur le bilinguisme -- H-2, Publication (Université Laval. Centre international de recherches sur le bilinguisme) -- H-2
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ7106 B73 1983
    The Physical Object
    Pagination81, xviii. --
    Number of Pages81
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14073868M
    ISBN 10289219136X

    policy – the more difficult it is to neatly fit an implementation model to it. Looking across the literature though, authors have found a few similar ways to discuss policy implementation. Some have examined it with a more linear. An care. ” delivery. system. Language policy — Africa. Language policy — South Africa. Summary "Ayo Bamgbose's new book focuses on the problem of language exclusion arising from language policies, particularly in countries in Sub-Saharan Africa. The collection is based on a set of lectures given in South Africa in March Changes in Project Management Policy. First, as building blocks of development, projects must be identified and defined within a larger development context. National plans must be more closely linked to proposals for action, and define specific policy, program, and project activities required to .


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Language policy, planning and management in Africa by Conrad Max Benedict Brann Download PDF EPUB FB2

This volume covers the language situation in Algeria, Cote d'Ivoire, Nigeria and Tunisia, explaining the linguistic diversity, the historical and political contexts and the current language.

: Language Planning and Policy in Africa: Botswana, Malawi, Mozambique (Vol 1, 1) (Language Planning and Policy (Vol 1, 1)) (): Baldauf Jr, Richard B, Kaplan, Robert B: Books. This volume covers the language situation in Botswana, Malawi, Mozambique and South Africa explaining the linguistic diversity, the historical and political contexts and the current language.

The majority of the papers address the main theme of this project: Language Policy, Planning and Management. There are, however, a good number of other well-researched papers which cater for topics not directly related to the theme, but of relevance in the study of languages, linguistics, literature and culture in Nigeria.

Algeria, Côte d’Ivoire and Tunisia are not well represented in the international language policy/planning literature, while the section on Nigeria draws together the published literature in this area.

The purpose of the volumes in this series is to present up-to-date information on polities that are not well-known to researchers in the : Get this from a library. Language planning and policy in Africa.

Vol. 1, Botswana, Malawi, Mozambique and South Africa. [Richard B Baldauf; Robert B Kaplan;] -- "This volume covers the language situation in Botswana, Malawi, Mozambique and South Africa, explaining the linguistic diversity, the historical and political contexts and the current language.

ISBN: X OCLC Number: Description: xvi, pages: illustrations ; 25 cm: Contents: Keynote address / Karega Mutahi --Introduction --The language factor in discourse on development and education in Africa / H.

Ekkehard Wolff --Language planning in a multilingual situation: a case of India / Omkar N. Koul --Language planning and reform: an alternative language. The Intergovernmental Conference on Language Policies in Africa, which was held in Harare (Zimbabwe) from 17 - 21 Marchwas the first meeting of its kind involving language African populations in the activies of national life and, in particular, in the planning and management of development projects.

Evaluation of development policies. subject through primary school. The policy was silent on the use of languages other than Setswana.

SOURCES Basimolodi, Outlule Mother. “A Review of Botswana’s Language Policy in Education and its Effects on Minority Languages and National Development.” In Language and Development in Southern Africa. Language policy and planning.

/ In book: New perspectives on language and education: Sociolinguistics and language education (pp). This paper addresses the issues of language planning and implementation in South Africa.

After considering the relationship between status and corpus planning, I argue that status planning. Language Planning, Policy and Implementation in South. official foreign languages are reviewed.

Some policy statements are considered with regard to the impact on minority languages in the educational domain. Key words: language policy, multilingualism, Africa, mother tongue, language education.

1 Introduction. The aim of this paper is to provide an assessment of the linguistic diversity in the Sub.

Language Policy and Planning for Education in Cameroon and Nigeria. Issues: Spring - Volume 9 Issue 2 Posted On Author(s): Ruth Adebile Introduction The goals and overall philosophy of education in any nation is the pre-requisite to the formation of language policy and planning for education.

This chapter has been compiled to provide an overview of the language policing and planning (LPP) field, particularly for new researchers who would like to pursue Language policy MA or PhD. It aims to explore the following: the genesis of LPP from the s to date, type of research questions pertinent to the field, methodology that can be applied, substantial literature review and case studies that.

announce a framework for a language policy for South Africa. This is the finalisation of a process that started inwhen I appointed the Language Plan Task Group (LANGTAG) to advise me on a framework for a coherent language policy and plan. This step was essential in view of the lack of.

This book addresses the perennial question of how to promote Africa’s indigenous languages as medium of instruction in educational systems.

Breaking with the traditional approach to the continent’s language question by focusing on the often overlooked issue of the link between African languages and economic development, Language Policy and Economics argues that African languages are an.

The current state of language policy development in South Africa The discussion of language policy development in South Africa will be handled from the point of view that language planning is part of the strategic planning for a country, and that language planning should thus be evaluated within the framework of strategic planning, which can be.

Language planning and policy formulation is a complex exercise. The purpose of this research was to explore and expose the challenges of language planning and policy formulation in Africa, with specific reference to Zimbabwe as the case study. To carry out the study, critical stages, approaches, theories and models of language planning were used.

chapter 3 language policy and language planning in south african higher education 32 introduction 32 current language policy and practice in south africa 34 criteria for the evaluation of language policy 35 language policy and language planning: a search for definitions 36 basic principles for a language policy Language policy in African education in South Africa, –, with particular to the issue of medium of instruction.

In D. Young (Ed.), Bridging the gap between theory and practice in English second language teaching. Language planning, policy and implementation in South Africa. Hence Namibia is unique in that it is the only country in sub-Saharan Africa that at the time of attaining independence already provided for constitutional rights for its local languages.

The major policy document of the then liberation movement SWAPO, Toward a language policy for an independent Namibia (United Nations Institute for Namibia. Language planning and policy in Kenya – a case study of Kenyan cities.

Language Matters: Vol. 42, Language politics in Africa, pp. educational policy, planning and management in the achievement of their ideals. The topic of policy, planning and management within the context of education for sustainability is vast; it covers three distinct bodies of literature.

What constitutes policy is the subject of continuing debate in all circles, including those advocating. Language Policy Language policy is sometimes used as a synonym to a language planning. However, Language policy refers to the more general linguistic, political and social goals underlying the actual language planning process.

In short, "language policy" is the expression of the ideological orientations and views, and "language planning" is. students‟ language deficiencies at different levels of education were described and the attendant effects on national development stated. A “bottom-top” proposal was then made for initial prioritization of micro-language policies and planning procedures that would later provide bases for viable macro-policy and planning projects.

This article also highlights language distribution according to provinces in South Africa. The language in Education Policy is outlined with a focus on the two main areas it covers, namely (1) Norms and standards guiding School Governing Bodies’ selection of school language policies, and (2) The additive approach to multilingualism.

This monograph examines the language planning situation in South Africa, where language has been instrumental in the country's transition from colonialism to apartheid to democracy.

In particular, it addresses, diachronically and synchronically, the issues of language spread and use, language policy and planning, and language maintenance and shift. Purposes of Language Planning 1.

Language Purification: To prescribe the usage in order to preserve the “linguistic purity” of a language and protect it from foreign influences. Example: Classical Arabic grammar books. Language Revival: To attempt to turn a language with few or no surviving native speakers back into a spoken means of.

Language policy is an issue of critical importance in the world today. In this introduction, Bernard Spolsky explores many debates at the forefront of language policy: ideas of correctness and bad language; bilingualism and multilingualism; language death and efforts to preserve endangered languages; language choice as a human and civil right; and language education policy.

inherited language-in-education policy in South Africa has been fraught with tensions, contradictions and sensitivities, and underpinned by racial and linguistic discrimination.

A number of these discriminatory policies have affected either the access of the learners to the education system or their success within it.

involved in the language planning game. Before applying this theory, one must first understand the five basic components of the Game Theory: the game itself, the players, strategies, payoff, and the outcome.

In this situation, the game itself is deciding what kind of language of education policy. Nkonko M. Kamwangamalu is Professor of Linguistics at Howard University, USA. He has published numerous articles in refereed journals, is author of The Language Planning Situation in South Africa (), and co-editor of Language and Institution in Africa ().

His research interests include language policy and planning, codeswitching, World Englishes, language and identity, and African. The book will be of considerable interest to a wide range of academic theorists and students whose work is either specifically concerned with, or touches upon, issues of language policy and national identity, as well as language planners and policymakers, language pedagogists and educational organisations, both within South Africa and beyond.

for language planning in South Africa and underlines the persuasive effects of integrating a costing component into every language planning proposal, given the tendency of middle-class elites to exaggerate the economic cost of any policy change. Two points of theory A few futile attempts have been made from time to time to put forward.

Reagan, T.G.:‘Language planning and language policy in South Africa: A perspective on the future’, in R. Mesthrie (ed.), Language and Social History. Studies in South African Sociolinguistics, David Philip, Cape Town & Johannesburg, – Google Scholar.

language policy from colonization to the present, mapping out the relative positions of English and Swahili in education over the years. I go on to explore the failings of educational language policy as it now stands, focusing on the jarring transition from Swahili-medium primary school to English-medium secondary school.

South African Government Let's grow South Africa together. Language policy is an interdisciplinary academic field. Some scholars such as Joshua A. Fishman and Ofelia Garcia consider it as part of the other hand, other scholars such as Bernard Spolsky, Robert B.

Kaplan and Joseph Lo Bianco argue that language policy is a branch of applied linguistics. As a field, language policy used to be known as language planning and is related. indigenous languages within every sector of Namibia.

Shortly after independence inNamibia perceived the need to have a new language policy for schools in order to promote mother tongue use, alongside English, in schools and colleges of education.

A document called The Language Policy for Schools: and Beyond, was formulated.Language planning (also known as language engineering) is a deliberate effort to influence the function, structure or acquisition of languages or language varieties within a speech community.

Robert L. Cooper () defines language planning as "the activity of preparing a normative orthography, grammar, and dictionary for the guidance of writers and speakers in a non-homogeneous speech.planning provides a foundation for more integrated transport services, fares and ticketing, user information, infrastructure provision and management, institutions (transport and public transit agencies), transport and land use planning, and other public policies such as .