TITLE

WHY WE NEED A NATIONAL SCIENCE CURRICULUM

AUTHOR(S)
Daicopoulos, John
PUB. DATE
December 2006
SOURCE
Quadrant Magazine;Dec2006, Vol. 50 Issue 12, p38
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the need to create a national curriculum for science in Australia. It stresses that national subject-based organizations must take the task of creating the national curriculum from the government. It notes that such organization should have control of the whole design process. In developing the national science syllabus, the field's natural objectivity regarding politics, religion and culture must be first considered. Any national curriculum must have room for revision and should not be constant.
ACCESSION #
23533744

 

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