The Invention of the Secondary Curriculum

Author: J. White
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 0230337988
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Across much of the world there is now a standard secondary school curriculum based on a traditional array of subjects. This is the first work to tell the story of its invention, from the sixteenth century until the present day. The book concludes with a sketch of an alternative: a curriculum based on a well-argued set of fundamental aims.

Geographical Education in a Changing World

Author: John Lidstone
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 1402048076
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This book results from the work of the Commission on Geographical Education of the International Geographical Union. Part 1 focuses on the distinctive traditions of school geography. Part 2 reviews the state of school geography on a broad continental basis, including national case studies by local experts. The final chapters extrapolate from the present and point to likely future developments in the subject, again with examples drawn from various countries.

School Knowledge in Comparative and Historical Perspective

Author: Aaron Benavot
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 1402057369
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In this special edited volume, scholars with diverse backgrounds and conceptual frameworks explore how economic, political, social and ideological forces impact on school curricula over time and place. In providing regional and global perspectives on curricular policies, practices and reforms, the authors move beyond the conventional notion that school contents reflect principally national priorities and subject-based interests.

International Handbook of Education for the Changing World of Work

Author: Rupert Maclean
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 1402052812
Format: PDF, Docs
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This six-volume handbook covers the latest practice in technical and vocational education and training (TVET). It presents TVET models from all over the world, reflections on the best and most innovative practice, and dozens of telling case studies. The handbook presents the work of established as well as the most promising young researchers and features unrivalled coverage of developments in research, policy and practice in TVET.

Twenty First Century Needs in the Secondary School Curriculum Bangladesh Perspective

Author: Md. Tariqul Islam
Publisher: Anchor Academic Publishing
ISBN: 3954899426
Format: PDF
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The study investigated the appropriateness of integrated Social Science Curriculum at Secondary Level of the Education System in Bangladesh in the context of meeting present needs of the students. NCTB developed renewed and modified secondary curriculum in 1995. From 1995 to 2009 a long period has been passed but being a continuous process secondary level Social Science curriculum being unchanged yet. The study was an effort to explore the secondary school Social Science curriculum of Bangladesh with regard to the present needs. Focuses was given on: the present secondary level integrated Social Science curriculum of Bangladesh; present needs of the curriculum on the basis of personal, social, national and global perspectives; appropriateness of exiting curriculum considering present needs and so on.

Educational Change and the Secondary School Music Curriculum in Aotearoa New Zealand

Author: Graham McPhail
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1351613561
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Educational Change and the Secondary School Music Curriculum in Aotearoa New Zealand provides a fascinating case study in educational change. The music curriculum has been greatly affected by deep cultural and economic forces such as the growth of popular music's importance in young people's lives, by demands for inclusive and multicultural education, and not least by advances in technology that promise to invigorate all aspects of teaching and learning. This book brings together the work of a number of leading music education scholars and teachers from Aotearoa/New Zealand to both explore these issues and to share case studies of practice: both the positive changes and the unintended consequences. Each chapter focuses on a current issue in music education and the final chapter contains responses from a number of practitioners to the issues raised by the authors, drawing together the practical and theoretical dimensions of the book.

Reforming New Zealand Secondary Education

Author: R. Openshaw
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 0230100708
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This timely book argues that the New Zealand educational reforms were the product of longstanding unresolved educational issues that came to a head during the profound economic and cultural crisis of the 1970s and early 1980s.