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Rethinking The School Curriculum

Author : John White
ISBN : 9780415306782
Genre : Education
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In 2000, the school curriculum in England was equipped - for the first time in the country's history - with an extensive set of aims and purposes. In this book, leading experts in the teaching of school subjects examine the significance of the new aims for the reform of the curriculum. In two general introductory chapters John White discusses the validity of the aims and how they might be realized in schools. The remainder of the book focuses on subject specific areas and how these need to be brought into line with the new aims, so as to produce a more relevant and enjoyable curriculum experience for pupils, including more opportunities for choice of activities. The book concludes with suggestions about how government policy on the curriculum should now succeed. This portrayal of the school curriculum today and how it could be developed in line with the new aims will be of interest to those studying education with a particular focus on the areas of curriculum, assessment, school management, philosophy of education and the history of education.

Understanding The School Curriculum

Author : Alex Moore
ISBN : 9781136223396
Genre : Education
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At a time of rapid social change and numerous policy initiatives, there is a need to question the nature and function of school curricula and the purposes of formal public education. Comparing curriculum developments around the globe, Understanding the School Curriculum draws on a range of educational, philosophical and sociological theories to examine the question ‘What is a curriculum for?’ In considering different answers to this fundamental question, it explores a range of topical issues and debates, including: tensions and dynamics within curriculum policy The implications of uncertainty and rapid social change for curriculum development the positive and negative influence of free market ideologies on public education the impact of globalization and digital technologies arguments for and against common core curricula and state control It examines the possibility of a school curriculum that is not shaped and monitored by dominant interests but that has as its founding principles the promotion of responsibility, responsiveness, a love of learning, and a sense of wonder and respect for the natural and social world. Understanding the School Curriculum is for all students following undergraduate and Masters courses in curriculum, public policy and education-related subjects. It is also for all training and practising teachers who wish to combine a deeper understanding of major curriculum issues with a critical understanding of the ways in which ideologies impact on formal state education, and to consider ways of producing school curricula that are appropriate to the times we live in.

The Educated Person

Author : D. G. Mulcahy
ISBN : 9780742577824
Genre : Education
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The central argument of this book is that the interrelated ideas of the educated person and a liberal education are in need of serious rethinking. The book contributes to this rethinking through an analysis of influential historical and contemporary treatments of liberal education, as well as scholarship in feminist theory and critical pedagogy. The book concludes by presenting a new ideal of the educated person and a reconceptualization of liberal education.

Formative Classroom Assessment

Author : James H. McMillan
ISBN : 0807748005
Genre : Education
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This authoritative volume presents a state-of-the-art review of formative assessment in the classroom. World-renowned experts examine what is currently known about formative assessment and its application to teaching. The book balances theory and research with practical applications that will work in today's high-stakes accountability testing.

Preparing To Teach In Secondary Schools

Author : Val Brooks
ISBN : UVA:X030260238
Genre : Education
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Preparing to Teach in Secondary Education is key for all trainee secondary school teachers

The International Journal Of Art Design Education

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ISBN : PSU:000059797876
Genre : Art
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Globalization Art And Education

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ISBN : 1890160431
Genre : Art and globalization
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Boletin Internacional De Bibliografia Sobre Educacion

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ISBN : OSU:32435078080579
Genre : Education
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Rethinking Citizenship Education

Author : Tristan McCowan
ISBN : 9781847060587
Genre : Education
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A unique look at how how citizenship education is embedded within the school curriculum using a combination of philosophical enquiry and empirical research.

The British National Bibliography

Author : Arthur James Wells
ISBN : UOM:39015057956578
Genre : English literature
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