Multilingualism in Maths Education
Prof Madiba (dean) attended a workshop about Multilingual Mathematics Education at Stias in August.
Please see articles about this subject as published by Universities South Africa:
Multilingual mathematics classrooms can enhance learner understanding, change attitudes towards mathematics and increase success - Source:Universities South Africa (USAf)
Africa is endowed with works of art available for classroom illustration of various mathematical concepts from elementary schooling, all the way to university instruction -- Professor Kakoma Luneta of the Faculty of Education at the University of Johannesburg, told senior academics at Stellenbosch University (SU) last week...
Multilingual education provision is invaluable provided this model is appropriately resourced, says a higher education top executive - Source:Universities South Africa (USAf)
Learning environments allowing students to exchange mathematical ideas in their mother tongue enable learners to grasp complex concepts more naturally and deeply, thereby turning multilingualism into a gap-bridging asset between abstract mathematical thinking and real-world application...
Issues warranting priority attention in universities' pursuit of multilingualism in mathematics teaching and learning - Source:Universities South Africa (USAf)
Each of the three communities of practice (CoPs) that jointly hosted last week's Colloquium on Multilingualism in the Teaching and Learning of Mathematics - Enhancing Success had come to this Colloquium driven by a set of distinct concern areas. In setting the tone for the day's discussion, the chairpersons of these groups highlighted the key points underscoring the importance of this meeting...