For further reading: Bright, W. (1992). Goal setting: Plans are the means to achieve certain ends or objec­tives. Language Planning Processes Series: Contributions to the Sociology of Language [CSL], 21 Edited by: Joan Rubin , Björn H. Jernudd , Jyotirindra DasGupta , Joshua A. Fishman and Charles A. Ferguson LANGUAGE PLANNING PROCESSES IN SOUTH AFRICA: AN ANALYSIS OF THE LANGUAGE IN EDUCATION POLICY. Language Planning Processes (Contributions to the Sociology of Language, 21) Reprint 2012 ed. University of the Free State (SOUTH AFRICA) This article is essentially an analysis and critique, of the Language in Education Policy in South Africa. There are several different reasons why it might be necessary. Language planning refers to various efforts by governments to create policies or plans around issues of language. Therefore, establishment of organizational or overall objectives is the first step in planning. Language Planning Processes Rubin Jernudd Snippet view - 1977. M. Papashane, K.S. According to Fasold (1987:25) governments are in a position to make the widest ranging, but not the most successful, decisions that influence language. Within the Departments and Offices, it means aligning a division, section, unit or team to a higher-level strategy. Choosing which languages will be used as mediums for instruction is particularly important in acquisition planning as one must not only learn the language but use it to learn. implementation and elaboration In addition, standard languages are also discursive projects, and standardization processes are typically … Language planning, policy and implementation in South Africa In the UN, strategy is often about The various stages in the process of planning are as follows: 1. The Gaeltacht Act 2012 gives statutory effect to the language planning process under which language plans will be prepared at community level in areas which could be recognised under the Act as Gaeltacht Language Planning Areas, as Gaeltacht Service Towns or as Irish Language … Edition by Joshua A. Fishman (Editor), Björn H. Jernudd (Editor), Joan Rubin (Editor) & 0 more National language academies may oversee one or more phases of the language planning process. selection and codification) as well as the social and communicative functions of language (status planning, i.e. Milondzo. Strategic planning defined Strategic planning is a process of looking into the future and identifying trends and issues against which to align organizational priorities of the Department or Office. Common terms and phrases. A third major type planning that is particularly important for education is known as language acquisition planning (Cooper, 1989). 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