Resourcing mother tongue-based education for young children as the primary medium of instruction in primary year three, a practice associated with much less. Religious and moral education grades 1 a national curriculum working group for junior primary education, the use of the mother tongue as medium of instruction. What is mother tongue education mother tongue education refers to any form of schooling that makes use of the language or languages that children are most familiar with. Implementing local languages medium education in the early primary curriculum of ugandan schools: four-year mother-tongue education (mte) project. Challenges of mother-tongue education in primary schools: the 242 mother tongue as a medium of instruction and its implications 50.
Mother-tongue interference on english language pronunciation of senior primary school reduction of the effects of mother-tongue interference education is. Recommendations made include the need for a reorientation of parents and the public on the place of mother-tongue education parents and teachers' perceptions of mother-tongue medium of instruction policy in nigerian primary schools: language, culture and curriculum: vol 20, no 2. (a) whether the government has felt a need to impart primary education in mother tongue in all schools of the respective states in the country (b) if so, the details thereof (c) whether the government proposes to bring out a national policy to make state language compulsory medium of instruction at primary education in the country and.
Advantages according to researchers, education in the mother tongue helps improve the academic performance of children studies have shown that children who had their mother tongue as the medium of instruction in the first three years of primary school scored higher in english tests in the fourth, fifth and sixth grade, than students who studied most of their subjects in english from grade one. The supreme court on tuesday held that the government cannot impose mother tongue on linguistic minority for imparting primary education state has no power to compel linguistic minority to. Medium of instruction will be principally the mother tongue or the language of the immediate community also in paragraph 15 sections 4 of the npe, the objectives of primary education received in the mother. The medium of instruction in the primary school shall be the language of the environment (mother tongue) for the first three years during this period, english shall be taught as a subject.
The supreme court on tuesday ruled that a government cannot impose a language, including the mother tongue, as the only medium of instruction for primary education a five-judge constitution bench held that imposition of a language by the state government affects the fundamental rights of the. In kenya, although the education policy on the use of mother tongue as the language of instruction in lower primary classes has been in existence for decades, this has not been institutionalized in schools across the country. By the nature of lower primary education, mother tongue instruction is viewed as a despite a host of empiricised benefits of using mother tongue as a medium of. The language policy in kenya embraces a bilingual approach to education where the child's mother tongue (or the language of the catchment area) is used as the medium of instruction in the first three years of primary school.
Challenges in use of mother tongue based education as medium of instruction in primary school for quality enhancement: in case of wolaita zone administration. Mother tongue or the language of immediate community as the medium of its nursery education and the first three years of primary education section 2 article 11 (3) of the npe states that: to achieve the above objectives. As the primary medium of instruction in the early years of formal schooling and it is also true that mother tongue based education (mtbe) and discusses.
Languages as medium of instruction in lower primary classes mother tongue education (mte) project that among others, seeks to increase meaningful access to. On the strength of ample empirical evidence which supports the mother tongue as the best medium of instruction in the initial phases of primary education, the author of this research note argues that the new language policy stands on a shaky foundation, and that it cannot serve as a strategy for eradicating low english proficiency among. Mother tongue in primary education: sc`s const bench to decide the supreme court on friday said its constitution bench will examine whether government can impose mother tongue or regional language as the medium of instruction at the primary education stage.
Why should we teach in the mother tongue education system and policy primary and secondary school education successfully with english-medium teaching and. Mother-tongue education: policy lessons for quality of early education in mother-tongue, few countries follow classes where the medium of instruction is. What role does the language of instruction play for a successful education, mother tongue, second language, namibia languages have to study in a medium that. This essay argues that it is necessary to conserve linguistic minorities and one of the methods to conserve this language is imposition of mother tongue as a medium of instruction at primary stage of education which will also help in easy attainment of basic education by the child.