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ERIC Number: EJ1051296
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015
Pages: 4
Abstractor: As Provided
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ISSN: ISSN-0963-8253
Bacc to the Future: Why We Urgently Need a More Coherent and Exciting Framework for Learning
Benn, Melissa
FORUM: for promoting 3-19 comprehensive education, v57 n1 p15-18 2015
Our current curriculum and qualifications framework is a "fragmented mess" according to many of those who teach in, and lead, our schools. How can we change it with minimal disruption, particularly after four years of often destructive meddling from above? A number of individuals and groups at school level have been working to develop a "baccalaureate" style approach to learning and accreditation which offers a genuinely comprehensive framework for a modern comprehensive system. To implement it would involve minimal disruption and public expenditure, merely large doses of pedagogic and political imagination and will. Can our politicians meet the challenge?
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom