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February 13, 2019

Call for Papers 2019 Conference

February 13, 2019

HuMEL Welcomes Visiting Scholar

The Hub for Multilingual Education and Literacies (HuMEL) at the University of Witwatersrand welcomes Elizabeth Plummer, PhD for the 2019 school year. Dr. Plummer is one […]
July 25, 2017

The origins of monolingualism in colonial history: decolonization

Monolingual ideology has always influenced curriculum policies, teaching practices, assessment and materials development despite the normative reality that the majority of the 21st century citizens use […]
July 18, 2017

Why is it important to include multilingualism in writing classes in South African schools?

Learners need to access their multilingual repertoires to formulate understand and develop their writing and storytelling skills. Multilingual creative writing has the potential to allow learners […]
July 18, 2017

Does multilingualism = Multiple identities

Multilingualism is a result of geographical and linguistic demarcation which is a movement of the 21st century in which spaces are shared between people of differences […]
July 18, 2017

What does it mean to be multilingual?

Do you consider yourself to be multilingual? There was a time when I identified as bilingual since I am only fluent in English and Afrikaans, but […]