Reading indaba | Focus on revitalising indigenous languages

The Centre for African Language Teaching at the University of the Western Cape, is hosting a Reading Indaba.

 

JOHANNESBURG - South Africa is battling a severe literacy crisis.

A 2021 report indicated that 81 percent of Grade 4 pupils could not read for meaning in any language.

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The Centre for African Language Teaching at the University of the Western Cape, is hosting a Reading Indaba to address illiteracy and try and find ways to turn things around.

The University‚Äôs Lecturer Thembisa Kosi discussed the indaba with eNCA. 

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