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911, 2015

Our Story on Ebiz Radio

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To hear more about our story, and our unique model, please go here.

2008, 2015

10 Things that set us apart

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LinguaMites is the first trilingual preschool in South Africa, offering quality preschool education to children ages 1-5yrs in Chinese, English and isiZulu everyday. While that in itself makes us really different (as different as you can get some might say) there are in fact other reasons why we’re so unique. In this article we’d like to unpack 10 reasons that make LinguaMites Multilingual Education so special:

Philosophy

Everything we do at LinguaMites is based on the belief that language is part of life and cannot be separate into a ‘language programme’ devoid of meaning, necessity or usefulness. We also believe, and […]

806, 2015

Mandela’s Legacy at LinguaMites

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The very DNA of our school is unique in how it brings together three completely different languages and cultures, and immerses children in all three on a daily basis. It is no secret that LinguaMites students are adaptable and comfortable moving across cultural and language barriers, and research on this very issue shows that as adults these children are more culturally sensitive, confident and adaptable human beings; able to embrace the changes of an ever-changing future world of work. We don’t stop there though. Not only do we embrace diversity throughout our day with different foods, festivals, etiquette and music […]

305, 2015

Mandarin Chinese in SA schools

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On March 20th 2015, the South African department of Education announced that Mandarin Chinese would now be on offer in schools as an additional subject. This announcement was met with mixed emotions across the country with many highlighting that with an already crumbling education system, adding what is an extremely difficult language to the curriculum seemed insane. Social media was abuzz with these and other questions, and we were intrigued at the emotive responses by many South Africans.

Many responses seemed to overlook the fact that Chinese will not become a replacement subject, but rather an option in some South African […]