Definition of parallel-medium in English:



South African
  • Relating to or denoting schools in which two languages are used in separate classes.

    • ‘It is argued that the tried and tested mother-tongue model in highly adaptable single-medium, or double/parallel medium schools is both pedagogically and financially the most efficient model for South Africa.’
    • ‘Assessment remains one of the most taxing aspects of life for all educators in dual- and parallel-medium schools.’