Back from Juba

Back from a very interesting trip to Juba. I was able to talk to a wide range of people from ministries, schools, NGOs and charity organisations to try and unpick issues around the use of mother-tongue and English in the education system. When I went to see St Joseph’s Primary (a very happy place), I was reminded of the busy classrooms I had when I was teaching at Amentego Girls’ Higher Secondary School up in the North of Sudan almost thirty years ago…