Get involved with curriculum change

Martin, Fred
January 2012
Teaching Geography;Spring2012, Vol. 37 Issue 1, p32
Academic Journal
The article discusses the government-initiated changes in the school curriculum in England. It reflects on geography teaching being made a part of education up to at least the age of 16. It informs that academies, independent schools and free schools are under no obligation to implement the National Curriculum and can opt out of it. It criticizes the terms and phrases used in the curriculum directive which has caused geography teachers to oppose the idea of teaching the subject on the basis of a list of core knowledge statements.


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