Bassey Antia

Bassey Antia is professor of Applied Language Studies of the Department of Linguistics at the University of the Western Cape, South Africa.

Just imagine SA schools seminar: Bassey Antia responds

Bassey Antia SA Skoleseminaar | Schools Seminar 2022-09-08

"In one country, a researcher concluded that in the experience of both teachers and students English is more appropriately described as a medium of obstruction, rather than of instruction. I dream of a world where students are educated in a system where languages in their repertoire, as well as their social realities, are taken into account when they learn – as well as when they are assessed."

BAQONDE, boosting the use of African language in education: an interview with Bassey Antia

Naomi Meyer, Bassey Antia Interviews 2021-09-08

"Language may be a factor in how well the lecturer is understood. Language may be a factor in who understands the assessment question. Language may be a factor in who can communicate their answers and be rewarded adequately for the knowledge they possess."