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parallel-medium

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Definition of parallel-medium in English:

adjective

South African
Relating to or denoting schools in which two languages are used in separate classes.
Example sentences
  • Assessment remains one of the most taxing aspects of life for all educators in dual- and parallel-medium schools.
  • It is argued that the tried and tested mother-tongue model in highly adaptable single-medium, or double/parallel medium schools is both pedagogically and financially the most efficient model for South Africa.

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