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ERIC Number: EJ1139775
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017
Pages: 10
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 44
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-2222-1735
Assessing Ethiopian Primary School Second Cycle Social Studies Textbooks for Adequate Reflections of Multiculturalism
Dejene, Wondifraw
Journal of Education and Practice, v8 n10 p117-126 2017
The purpose of the study was to evaluate Ethiopian second cycle primary level Social Studies textbooks from multicultural perspectives. To this end, a content analysis research method was employed. The findings revealed that Ethiopian second cycle primary level Social Studies textbooks reflect multiculturalism. However, females were found underrepresented in the textbooks on some gender related characteristics. It was suggested that MoE shall take the problem of gender inequality observed in the textbooks seriously while revising or producing new textbooks in the future.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Elementary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Ethiopia