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Hodkinson, Alan; Smith, Christine – Education 3-13, 2018
Coming some four years after the introduction of the new National Curriculum, this article considers the media storm and debate around the concept of chronology and how it should be taught in schools. Drawing on empirical evidence, the article strongly suggests that young children are capable of grasping complex temporal concepts, specifically…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, National Curriculum, Curriculum Development, History Instruction
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Catling, Simon – Education 3-13, 2017
The school inspectorates of the four jurisdictions of the UK are sources of evidence about the quality of humanities teaching, learning and curriculum in primary schools. The term "humanities" usually refers to the subjects of geography, history and Religious Education, but here they are considered holistically, not separately. Discrete…
Descriptors: Humanities, Elementary School Curriculum, Educational Quality, Integrated Curriculum
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Browne, Elizabeth – Education 3-13, 2004
This article reports on research funded as a "Best Practice" project by the Department for Education and Skills (DfES) designed to use action research to progress the government agenda for healthy schools. The project involved teachers working with university researcher. The outcome is five small research reports consisting of two…
Descriptors: Action Research, Comprehensive School Health Education, Health Promotion, Change Strategies
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Acheampong, Rufina; Woolfe, Jenny; Levy, Louis – Journal of Biological Education, 2003
The Nutrition Division of the Food Standards Agency (FSA) held a seminar in November 2001 to discuss results from research projects related to encouraging good diets and identifying needs to ensure an integrated approach within schools. The principle aim of the seminar was to discuss the results from school-based interventions designed to increase…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Resources, Seminars, Nutrition