TITLE

Primary curriculum: DCSF picks Rose but speaks not of Alexander

PUB. DATE
November 2009
SOURCE
Education (14637073);11/20/2009, Issue 374, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the introduction in Great Britain of a primary curriculum beginning in September 2011. According to the article, the bill will introduce six areas of learning as recommended by education expert Jim Rose including understanding English, communication and languages; mathematical understanding; understanding the arts; historical, geographical and social understanding; understanding physical development and health; and scientific and technological understanding.
ACCESSION #
45411334

 

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