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Title School knowledge in comparative and historical perspective : changing curricula in primary and secondary education / edited by Aaron Benavot, Cecilia Braslavsky, in collaboration with Nhung Truong
Published Hong Kong : Comparative Education Research Centre, University of Hong Kong : Springer, [2007]


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Description xvii, 315 pages : portrait ; 24 cm
Series CERC studies in comparative education ; 18
CERC studies in comparative education ; 18
Contents Introduction / Aaron Benavot and Nhung Truong -- The changing ideological bases of the school curriculum. 1. Educational ideology and the school curriculum / Robert Fiala -- 2. The worldwide rise of human rights education / Francisco O. Ramírez, David Suárez and John W. Meyer -- Curricular contents and practices in primary and secondary education. 3. The spread of English language instruction in the primary school / Yun-Kyung Cha -- 4. Education future citizens in Europe and Asia / Yasemin Nuhoğlu Soysal and Suk-Ying Wong -- 5. Historical competence as a key to promote democracy / Cecilia Braslavsky ... [et al.] -- 6. The marginalization of aesthetic education in the school curriculum / Jürgen Oelkers and Sabina Larcher Klee -- 7. Transmission of values in Muslim countries: religious education and moral development in school curricula / Rukhsana Zia -- 8. World models of secondary education, 1960-2000 / David H. Kamens and Aaron Benavot -- 9. Micro-politics and the examination of curricular practices: the case of school notebooks / Silvina Gvirtz -- The dynamics of curriculum-making and curricular reform. 10.The current discourse on curriculum chang: a comparative analysis of national reports on education / Moritz Rosenmund -- 11. The dynamics of curriculum design and development: scenarios for curriculum evolution / Juan Manuel Moreno -- 12. Socio-historical processes of curriculum change / Ivor Goodson -- 13. New proposals for upper secondary curricula in four Latin American countries, 1990-2005 / María de Ibarrola -- School curricula in perspective: reflections on the past, and dircetions for the future. 14. Cecilia Braslavsky and the curriculum: reflections on a lifelong journey in search of quality education for all / Cristián Cox -- 15. World models, national curricula, and the centrality of the individual / John W. Meyer
Bibliography Includes bibliography (pages 277-303) and index
Subject Comparative education.
Curriculum change.
Curriculum planning.
Education, Elementary -- Curricula.
Education, Secondary -- Curricula.
Author Benavot, Aaron.
Braslavsky, Cecilia.
Comparative Education Research Centre.
ISBN 1402057350