If we are serious about growing the economy and creating jobs, we need to support these young people – even though they don't seem to expect any help or handouts, writes Melanie Verwoerd.
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It is a beautiful ideal that our Constitution provides for education in each of our official languages. But if the government doesn't provide funding to properly see this through, it may end up excluding minority groups – again. Dr Dioné Harley explains.
Many households are bilingual, which may affect a child's linguistic development. Should cultural requirements be put on the back burner for your child's healthy development? Meg Faure weighs in on the subject.
We recently published an article suggesting that students at university might do better with additional support, particularly when it comes to better understanding the English language. While some of our readers agreed, others felt English should already be taught in the foundation phase. What do you think?
Africa’s massive variety of languages should be celebrated as it is the key to empowering the youth and having them contribute sustainably to societal transformation and economic progress.
Instead of viewing linguistic diversity as an obstacle, we should be working toward understanding the social and emotional benefits for children using their home language in the classroom.
International literacy consultant Thomas Benjamin comments on South Africa's reading crisis by identifying three real obstacles in preschool level - and offering a few solutions.
There are 11 official languages in South Africa, all of which should be celebrated this International Mother Language Day.
Since today is International Mother Language Day it might be a good time to talk about diversifying our mental health services to be more encompassing of our 11 official languages.
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