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NAPTOSA NC News Flash 27 of 2013: 16 Days of Activism & IIAL

  • The campaign will start on 25 November and run for 16 days. The 16 Days of Activism against Gender and Child-Based Violence Campaign continues the theme of “From Peace in the Home to Peace in the World: Let’s Challenge Militarism and End Violence Against Women and Children!” in 2013.
  • NAPTOSA embraces and supports the intention of the IIAL policy and acknowledges that multilingualism is an important tool for social cohesion, and for individual and social development. The implementation IIAL will commence in 2015 in Grade 1 and will be introduced incrementally until 2026 when it will be introduced in Grade 12. The implementation will be preceded by a pilot in 2014 in Grade 1. Recent media reports create the impression that the only comment being made about the IIAL is that teachers will have to work longer hours and learners will have a longer school day. There are a number of additional issues which concern NAPTOSA. Some of these are: . . .

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