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ERIC Number: EJ640369
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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ISSN: ISSN-0010-8146
Vernacular Education and Development: Dilemmas, Struggles and Innovations in Papua New Guinea.
Nagai, Yasuko
Convergence, v34 n1 p67-82 2001
Describes the process by which the Maiwala community in Papua New Guinea designed an elementary school curriculum that recognizes the need for Western-style education in order to communicate with the outside world, but focuses on vernacular education that makes the curriculum culturally relevant and meaningful to the community. (Contains 36 references.) (SK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Papua New Guinea