Symposium on Languages for Higher Education: Inclusion and Learning

NWU Event

Event Title: 
Symposium on Languages for Higher Education: Inclusion and Learning
Date: 
Tuesday, 31 October 2017 - 8:45am
Venue: 
Building C1 (Institutional Office Potchefstroom), Room 135
Description: 

 

Come and participate in shaping the NWU's revised language policy and plan! 

As part of the wider language-policy-and-plan consultation process that will take place over the next few months, you are invited to participate in this exciting process of shaping a revised language policy and plan aimed at further enhancing the NWU's reputation as an innovative multilingual institution.

The colloquium will take the form of two panel discussions, looking at this complex and multifaceted topic from the perspectives of both the indigenous African languages and English, and there will also be time for participation by attendees:

  • Panel 1:  Development of African indigenous languages (including Afrikaans) for higher education
  • Panel 2:  English in higher education and multilingual pedagogies

 

Contact person: 

Please RSVP on or before 20 October 2017 to lize.dossantos@nwu.ac.za