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ERIC Number: EJ1019791
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013-Aug
Pages: 17
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0143-0343
They Own This: Mother Tongue Instruction for Indigenous Kuku Children in Southern Sudan
Laguarda, Ana Isabel; Woodward, Walter Pierce
School Psychology International, v34 n4 p453-469 Aug 2013
This article details a pilot program of mother tongue instruction in five primary schools for classes one through three, in Kajokeji County, Central Equatoria State, South Sudan. The program was launched by teachers and volunteers with the support of the Jesuit Refugee Service, an international non-governmental organization. The research examines how mother tongue education impacted teaching and learning during one academic term. The article discusses the reasons for mother tongue education in Kajokeji, the implementation methods, the results of the pilot effort, and implications for educational personnel working with indigenous populations in Kajokeji, in South Sudan, and across the World.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Elementary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Sudan
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A