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Simkins, Tim – Journal of Curriculum Studies, 1983
Increasing numbers of schools in Great Britain are using curriculum notation and curriculum analysis to assist them in decision-making and curriculum review. The purpose of and criteria for assessing a management information system are examined. (RM)
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Curriculum Development, Decision Making, Educational Practices
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Thomas, Hywel – Journal of Curriculum Studies, 1983
Implications for the school curriculum in Great Britain of policies designed to maximize the economic welfare obtainable from education spending are analyzed. The maximization of economic welfare will not be achieved by designing a curriculum more appropriate to industry's needs, but by increasing the degree of choice available to learners. (RM)
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Cost Effectiveness, Educational Finance, Educational Policy
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Lawn, Martin – Journal of Curriculum Studies, 1989
Reflects upon Army education during the Second World War and discusses the seemingly constant contradictions of the program. Provides insight into this important period in curriculum history in order to make clear the realities of the system. Considers the influence of Army education on the post-war schooling system of Great Britain. (KO)
Descriptors: Curriculum Design, Educational History, Educational Practices, Educational Trends
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Gayford, C. G. – Journal of Curriculum Studies, 1986
Environmental education in secondary schools in Great Britain has had a disappointing existence to date. The relationship between environmental education and other parts of the curriculum are explored, reasons for the lack of enthusiasm for environmental education in Britain are suggested, and some possible remedies to this situation are…
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Curriculum, Educational Practices, Educational Trends
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Elliott, Gordon – Journal of Curriculum Studies, 1982
Describes a study which examined teacher self-evaluation programs in British school districts. Questionnaires were sent to local education authorities (LEAs) to determine the extent to which the authorities were becoming involved in program development and to investigate the processes by which LEAs created their guidelines for teachers. (AM)
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Educational Practices, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education