Beyond the National Curriculum: Curricular Centralism and Cultural Diversity in Europe and the USA, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Beyond the National Curriculum

Curricular Centralism and Cultural Diversity in Europe and the USA, 1st Edition

By Professor David Coulby, David Coulby

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144 pages

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The National Curriculum is due for review. This is a central area of educational debate in England and Wales. Increasingly politicians and their entourages are looking for quick fixes from abroad to solve what they see to be problems in the educational system of the UK. Drawing on insights from other European curricular systems, this provocative book will contribute, in a timely way, to the debate on reformations of the National Curriculum. The style is concise, with points for discussion and lists of further reading. debate in England and Wales. Increasingly politicians are looking for quick fixes from abroad to solve what they see to be problems in the educational system. Drawing on insights from other European curricular systems, this volume will contribute, in a timely way, to the debate on the reformations of the National Curriculum. The style is short and concise, with points for discussion and lists of further reading. _

Reviews

'This is an exhilarating and challenging book a book that describes and analyses, questions and warns, but also encourages and enthuses 'What should be in the school and university curriculum then?' This book sets the challenge and provides both the evidence and the tools to rethink this question, hopefully before it is too late.' - Headlines

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