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Title:Belgian Politics and Linguistic Policy in Congolese Schools, 1885-1914
Author:Ndoma, Ungina
Year:1984
Periodical:Transafrican Journal of History
Volume:13
Pages:146-156
Language:English
Geographic term:Congo (Democratic Republic of)
Subjects:educational history
language policy
languages of instruction
international relations
colonialism
History and Exploration
Education and Oral Traditions
Link:https://www.jstor.org/stable/24328493
Abstract:This paper addresses the question of the evolution of language policy in the then emerging Congolese educational system. Exploring the causes and stages of this policy helps determine how economic, political and social pressures within Belgium and her colony influenced linguistic legislation for colonial education: Introduction - Genesis of education and language policy in the Congo - Unfulfilled plans - Education failure - Conclusion.
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