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  • Apr 10, 2012
  • 05:38 PM

India's teachers face 'native-only' bar

Mitali Parekh / The Guardian
English is the second official language of India, bequeathed by British colonisation. And yet, Indians are not considered "native English speakers", as those competing for English language teaching jobs have found. It would be easy to label this as racism but the prejudice is a combination of ignorance and the sometimes poor reputation of the Indian education system.

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