The use of local languages and English in Ghanaian primary schools: Tensions between language-in-education policy and pedagogy


The Ghanaian national language-in-education policy recommends that a local language be used as language-of-instruction in the first three years of primary schooling and that there is a complete switch to English in Grade 4.... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Elizabeth Erling (The Open University / The University of Vienna)
  2. Lina Adinolfi (The Open University)
  3. Kristina Hultgren (The Open University)
  4. Kimberly Safford (The Open University)

Topic Area

Pedagogies for Sustainable Development


PS-6H » Language policy and practice in multilingual contexts I (11:00 - Wednesday, 6th September, Education Above All - Room 7)

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