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ERIC Number: EJ970633
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2012
Pages: 15
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 36
ISSN: ISSN-0958-5176
Rhetoric or Reality: Intercultural Understanding in the English Key Stage 3 Modern Foreign Languages Curriculum
Peiser, Gillian; Jones, Marion
Curriculum Journal, v23 n2 p173-187 2012
This paper is concerned with the aspect of intercultural understanding as a component in the revised Key Stage 3 (ages 11-13) Modern Foreign Languages curriculum in England. It critically examines the extent to which recent initiatives have been conducive to promoting the development of intercultural understanding (IU) amongst pupils at Key Stage 3. It argues that while policy appears to have placed increased emphasis on IU, it has been predominantly concerned with the need to complement a wider set of broader policy goals, not educational objectives and the development of an intercultural languages pedagogy. (Contains 1 note.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom (England)