The 'Mother Tongue as Media of Instruction' Debate Revisited: A Case of David Livingstone Primary School in Harare, Zimbabwe

@inproceedings{Phiri2013TheT,
  title={The 'Mother Tongue as Media of Instruction' Debate Revisited: A Case of David Livingstone Primary School in Harare, Zimbabwe},
  author={Morrin Phiri and Darmarris Kaguda and Dumoluhle Mabhena},
  year={2013}
}
This paper reports the findings of a research carried out at David Livingstone Primary School in Harare, Zimbabwe. The study sought to assess the impact of the medium of instruction on the performance of two Grade 6 classes. Data were collected through interviews, lesson observations and document analysis. From the findings of the study, it was concluded that learners learn better and benefit more from the education system if the medium of instruction is the same language they use at home. This… CONTINUE READING

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