National Curriculum 'deskilling teachers.'

April 2009
Education (14637073);4/3/2009, Issue 350, p1
The article discusses a report by the Select Committee on Children, Schools, and Families which found that the content of the National Curriculum should be decreased and a cap should be placed on the amount of teaching time it takes up. The committee believes that the U.S. government exercises too much control over the curriculum and that the nature of the curriculum is deskilling teachers. The article also discusses other recommendations in the report.


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