Silk purse from a sow's ear?

Hall, Kristine; Counsell, Christine
June 2013
Teaching History;Jun2013, Issue 151, p21
The authors argue that proposals contained in a February 2013 draft of the British National Curriculum (NC) will not improve historical knowledge among British students if implemented. The authors discuss the concept of continuity in history education. They also present their thoughts on the limitations within the NC including the lack of world history, a lack of focus on ancient civilizations, and the lack of a requirement making history education compulsory for British students to age 16.


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