Language-in-Education Planning in Algeria: Historical Development and Current Issues

@article{Benrabah2007LanguageinEducationPI,
  title={Language-in-Education Planning in Algeria: Historical Development and Current Issues},
  author={Mohamed Benrabah},
  journal={Language Policy},
  year={2007},
  volume={6},
  pages={225-252}
}
  • M. Benrabah
  • Published 1 March 2007
  • Sociology
  • Language Policy
The paper presents the language policy (arabisation) pursued in Algeria since independence in 1962. The first section of the paper focuses on the recent changes in government language policy (return to Arabic–French bilingualism in schools) and reactions to them following the recommendations made by the National Commission for the Reform of the Educational System in March 2001. The second part gives a historical background to post-independent language-in-education planning. The third section… 
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