Tag: Afrikaans

Students Protest Multilingual Instruction in South Africa

Student protests disrupted classes and led to the cancellation of a career fair at Stellenbosch University in Western Cape, South Africa over a school-wide language policy that gives Afrikaans and English equal status as languages of teaching and learning.The university, a public research institution ranked in the top three of South Africa’s colleges, traditionally taught white students using Afrikaans...