Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga told Parliament: Given the demographics of our country, more than 80% of our learners continue to learn in a language other than their mother tongue. Photo: Rosetta Msimango/City Press
The basic education department is pressing ahead with its plans to ensure that all schools in the country offer at least one African language as a subject.
The department initiated the incremental introduction of African languages (IIAL) strategy in 2013 and then implemented the strategy in schools on 2017.
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