20 June 2022

Kevin is not surprised by calls from academia to change english

Educator and Author Dr Kevin Donnelly said he wasn’t “surprised” by calls from a prominent academic to change the name of 'English'.

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Dr Donnelly taught English for 18 years in Victoria and was a member of the national body, the Australian Association for the Teaching of English. The AATE started “pushing this line” about English being a ‘language of the oppressor’ 20-30 years ago, according to Dr Donnelly.


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