|Current Institution/Organizational Affiliation||
Nutrition & Education for Children
|Short description of research interests (max 100 words)||
My research focuses on the knowledge of both the phonological system of the mother tongue and the phonological system of the teaching language (phonological awareness) to contribute to a better use of the mother tongue for a good and efficient development of the students’ literacy skills in the Sub-Saharan African multilingual context. It provides a scientific evidence-based framework to implement a program for a bilingual education: (i) Mother tongue / French and then (ii) French / English, by using only the mother tongue as teaching language during the first 3 years of school for the first reading and writing instructions.