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Shindler, Jennifer; Fleisch, Brahm – International Review of Education, 2007
It has been widely assumed that South Africa has achieved universal basic education. Through an analysis of the 2001 census and two national enrolment datasets rather than statistical projections, this study re-examines this assumption and provides new estimates of enrolment levels in primary, basic and secondary education. Using GER, NER, and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Access to Education, Equal Education, Census Figures
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Desai, Zubeda – International Review of Education, 2001
Examines the implications for education of a national language policy in South Africa, a region whose constitution recognizes 11 official languages. Argues that African languages must be used in the business of government if they are to remain viable as languages of instruction in schools. (Contains 13 references.) (NB)
Descriptors: African Languages, Educational Policy, Elementary Secondary Education, English