HC Deb 13 April 1965 vol 710 cc156-7W
33. Mr. Tilney

asked the Minister of Overseas Development what are her plans for using the initial teaching alphabet in the teaching of English in countries where the indigenous tongue is not English.

Mr. Oram

Subject to the formal approval of the Nigerian Government and the University of Ibadan, my Ministry is prepared to provide financial assistance for an experiment to be mounted at the University of Ibadan into the uses of the initial teaching alphabet in teaching non-English speaking children to read.

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