Babies first learn to recognize the rhythm and intonation of language. The process begins in the womb, where the intonation patterns are transmitted to the baby through the fluids.
Because it's not always as simple as 'yes means yes'.
Not every student will publish work or win prizes and very few will be able to earn a living putting pen to paper, but the teaching of creative writing is about more than that.
Here's how cultural practices are playing a role in many countries in incentivizing parents to educate their girls.
A study with pre-school children found that their motivation and interest improved when they believed they were part of a group.
There is a need to isolate core African values and belief systems that define our identity and keep them in the education system.