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ERIC Number: ED505389
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2008
Pages: 6
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 10
Japan's National Curriculum Reforms: Focus on Integrated Curriculum Approach
Arani, Mohammad Reza Sarkar
Online Submission, Quarterly Journal of Educational Innovations, n22 p16-22 Win 2008
This article describes the process of national curriculum standards reform and the progress of applying the integrated curriculum from theory and research to practice. The curriculum council of Japanese government received an inquiry from Monbusho in August 1996 about "reform of the national curriculum". The council comprehensively discussed how to help children's well balanced development and how to educate them to be sound members of the nation and the society living independently in the 21st century. In addition, the council agreed that it was necessary to constantly review the national curriculum standards for improvement focus on integrated curriculum.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Japan