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Tahirsylaj, Armend – Journal of Curriculum Studies, 2019
The primary objective of the study was to empirically test theoretical claims made about differences between Didaktik and curriculum traditions concerning teacher autonomy (TA) and teacher responsibility (TR). It tests the hypothesis that TA and TR are higher among Didaktik than curriculum countries. The second objective was to explore…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Professional Autonomy, Teacher Responsibility, Comparative Education
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Bamber, Philip; Lewin, David; White, Morgan – Journal of Curriculum Studies, 2018
Despite a groundswell of evidence for transformative education, manifestos for 'transformative pedagogy for global citizenship' remain under-theorized and pay limited attention to implications for practice. This paper connects theory and practice through analyzing a curriculum development project that sought to produce a framework for 'engaged…
Descriptors: Transformative Learning, Citizenship Education, Excellence in Education, Guidelines
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Davies, Peter – Journal of Curriculum Studies, 2015
This paper contrasts the prevailing individualistic approach of financial literacy measurement and financial education with an educational framework that seeks to equip young people to play an active democratic role and to develop a broader understanding of the financial world. In particular, the framework suggests how important dimensions of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Money Management, Knowledge Level, Consumer Education
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Taylor, Liz – Journal of Curriculum Studies, 2014
This study outlines some challenges of teaching about distant place and demonstrates how different strategies can influence school students' framings of diversity. The analysis is based on an interpretive case study of 13-14?year-old students learning about Japan in a UK school. Their changing representations of Japan were tracked in detail over a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary School Curriculum, Case Studies, Secondary School Students
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Graham, Suzanne; Macfadyen, Tony; Richards, Brian – Journal of Curriculum Studies, 2012
While learners' attitudes to Modern Foreign Languages (MFL) and to Physical Education (PE) in the UK have been widely investigated in previous research, an under-explored area is learners' feelings about being highly able in these subjects. The present study explored this issue, among 78 learners (aged 12-13) from two schools in England, a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Physical Education, Modern Languages, Second Language Learning
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Haydn, Terry; Harris, Richard – Journal of Curriculum Studies, 2010
Drawing on data from 1740 pupil questionnaires and 160 pupils in focus-group interviews, the study aimed to gain insight into British pupils' ideas about why they study history at school. The paper considers the implications of these ideas for history teachers and teacher educators. The data suggest that many pupils have very vague ideas about the…
Descriptors: Teacher Educators, History Instruction, Secondary School Students, Student Attitudes