INCREMENTAL INTRODUCTION OF AFRICAN LANGIUAGES IN SOUTH AFRICAN SCHOOLS
(Draft Policy September 2013)
The Incremental Introduction of African Languages (IIAL) policy aims to promote and strengthen the use of African languages by all learners in the school system. It aims to strengthen the development and increase the utility of African languages by introducing learners incrementally to learning an African language from Grade R to 12 to ensure that all non-African home language speakers speak an African Language. It also aims to strengthen the use of African languages at Home Language level, and so increase the use of those languages for academic purposes.
NB. The DBE has revised the draft policy - the most recent version is September 2013.