“You can’t relate to the great poetry and literature that exists in that language. It magnifies your identity conflict.’ – Angbeen Abbas on prioritising English and losing regional languages in Pakistan.
This week we’re speaking about education systems in different countries and cultures. We hear thoughts from Jad about education as a weapon in Syria, Angbeen Abbas about language hierarchies in Pakistan and Ashley Layo Masing about the dissuasion of critical thinking in Malaysia.
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