Change of Medium of instruction in Punjab's Government Schools - Perceptions and Prospects

This publication discusses findings related to the change of medium of instruction in Punjab's government schools.

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The findings of this study point to the need for an appropriate language in education policy wherein Urdu rather than English serves as the medium of instruction in the primary grades, English is taught more effectively as a subject or skill and there is room for the mother tongue to complement Urdu in the initial years. As of now the real change at the level of the classroom will be the change in the language of the textbooks.

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