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ERIC Number: EJ1120866
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016
Pages: 17
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0022-0272
State-Based Curriculum Work and Curriculum-Making: Norway's "Laereplanverket 1997"
Sivesind, Kirsten; Westbury, Ian
Journal of Curriculum Studies, v48 n6 p766-782 2016
This case study of the development of the Norwegian compulsory school curriculum of 1997, "Laereplanverket 1997," parallels a study of the development of the "Illinois Learning Standards" of 1997. The pair of case studies is designed to explore the administration of state-based curriculum-making and, in particular, the use in curriculum-making of the administrative tools of "compartmentalization," "segmentation" and "licencing." Often the use of these tools serves to make the curriculum as a guiding instrument largely symbolic and/or ideological.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Norway
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