‘Francophone’ Education Intersectionalities: Gender, Language, and Religion

@inproceedings{Hima2020FrancophoneEI,
  title={‘Francophone’ Education Intersectionalities: Gender, Language, and Religion},
  author={Halimatou Hima},
  year={2020}
}
This chapter explores how the language of instruction could empower as much as dispossess children in Niger, a francophone West African country. In an attempt to improve learning outcomes, primary schools now increasingly teach in national languages. While many studies find that learning in a mother tongue in the early years of schooling is best for learning, others have found that transitioning to another language, in this case French, too quickly could result in suboptimal learning. Some of… Expand