Publication details [#59123]

Nero, Shondel J. 2014. De facto language education policy through teachers’ attitudes and practices: a critical ethnographic study in three Jamaican schools. Language Policy 13 (3) : 221–242.
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Article in journal
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Language as a subject
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This ethnographic study explores the theoretical and practical dares of language education policy (LEP) elaboration and execution in the English-lexified Creole contexts of three Jamaican schools with contradictory teacher stances towards Jamaican Creole, and classroom practices strongly affected by national examinations, which generated a de facto LEP.