ERIC Number: EJ383110
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1988
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Twenty-five Years of Social Studies Education in Selected African Nations.
Merryfield, Merry M.
Social Studies, v79 n6 p281-87 Nov-Dec 1988
Examines the origins and conceptualization of the social studies movement in Africa, and describes the practice of social studies and its current status. Concludes that although social studies has some unique problems due to the nature of the subject matter, it is more relevant to the lives of African children than traditional curricula. (LS)
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Curriculum Enrichment, Educational Change, Educational History, Educational Improvement, Educational Trends, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Program Effectiveness, Program Implementation, Relevance (Education), Social Studies, Student Centered Curriculum, Teacher Education Curriculum
Publication Type: Journal Articles
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Identifiers - Location: Africa; Ghana; Kenya; Nigeria; Sierra Leone