The Role of School Libraries in the Promotion of Indigenous Language in Nigerian Primary and Post-Primary Schools:- Nwauwa, Bola E.

Elizabeth Bola Nwa~ | 7 pages (5138 words) | Journal Articles / Papers

Abstract

 The Indigenous language of a community is an essential component of that society and it plays an important role in communication, teaching and learning in the e_du_cat1011al sector as well as national development and must not be relegated to the background. The focus of this paper is the integration of school libraries into the promotion of the use of indigenous language in Nigerian secondary schools. The paper highlights the concept of school library, the rationale for promoting the use of indigenous language in our secondary schools. the school libraries and their role in the promotion of indigenous languages. Inadequate funds to pmperly stock and run school libraries, school lihraria11s: lack of experiences in promotion_ of use of indigenous texts and lack of novels and school textbooks in indigenous language were identified as challenges as well as the nation nation's linguistic plurality. In conclusion it was noted that librarians need to bl' more proactive and innovati,·e in rendering information services that would promote the use of indigenous languages in the country .. Key words: School Libraries, Librarians. Indigenous Language, Secondary School

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APA

ELIZABETH, N (2024). The Role of School Libraries in the Promotion of Indigenous Language in Nigerian Primary and Post-Primary Schools:- Nwauwa, Bola E. . Repository.mouau.edu.ng: Retrieved Jun 17, 2024, from https://repository.mouau.edu.ng/work/view/the-role-of-school-libraries-in-the-promotion-of-indigenous-language-in-nigerian-primary-and-post-primary-schools-nwauwa-bola-e-7-2

MLA 8th

NWA~, ELIZABETH. "The Role of School Libraries in the Promotion of Indigenous Language in Nigerian Primary and Post-Primary Schools:- Nwauwa, Bola E. " Repository.mouau.edu.ng. Repository.mouau.edu.ng, 17 May. 2024, https://repository.mouau.edu.ng/work/view/the-role-of-school-libraries-in-the-promotion-of-indigenous-language-in-nigerian-primary-and-post-primary-schools-nwauwa-bola-e-7-2. Accessed 17 Jun. 2024.

MLA7

NWA~, ELIZABETH. "The Role of School Libraries in the Promotion of Indigenous Language in Nigerian Primary and Post-Primary Schools:- Nwauwa, Bola E. ". Repository.mouau.edu.ng, Repository.mouau.edu.ng, 17 May. 2024. Web. 17 Jun. 2024. < https://repository.mouau.edu.ng/work/view/the-role-of-school-libraries-in-the-promotion-of-indigenous-language-in-nigerian-primary-and-post-primary-schools-nwauwa-bola-e-7-2 >.

Chicago

NWA~, ELIZABETH. "The Role of School Libraries in the Promotion of Indigenous Language in Nigerian Primary and Post-Primary Schools:- Nwauwa, Bola E. " Repository.mouau.edu.ng (2024). Accessed 17 Jun. 2024. https://repository.mouau.edu.ng/work/view/the-role-of-school-libraries-in-the-promotion-of-indigenous-language-in-nigerian-primary-and-post-primary-schools-nwauwa-bola-e-7-2

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