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Torrance, Harry – Journal of Curriculum Studies, 1984
Described are some results of the British teacher assessment in public examinations project that is studying the impact of teachers' involvement in assessment. The project is focusing on the ways in which assessments are conducted and moderated and the changes in teaching that teacher involvement in examining might make. (RM)
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Educational Assessment, Educational Change, Elementary Secondary Education
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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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Partington, Geoffrey – Journal of Curriculum Studies, 1985
Why radical feminism, which until so recently appeared to be firmly identified with movements toward a common curriculum, will now exert pressure toward greater curricular differentiation is discussed. Multiculturalism and its implications for curricula in Canada, Australia, Africa, and Great Britain are also examined. (RM)
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Cultural Pluralism, Curriculum, Educational Discrimination
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Stray, Chris – Journal of Curriculum Studies, 1994
Maintains that educational history and the history of textbooks have merged recently within the history and sociology of culture. Examines school textbooks as a focal element in the processes of cultural transmission. Focuses specifically on Benjamin Kennedy's Latin grammars that are still in use in Great Britain today. (CFR)
Descriptors: Cultural Images, Cultural Influences, Educational Change, Educational History
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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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Keitel, Christine – Journal of Curriculum Studies, 1987
Examines mathematics as a pure and applied discipline and suggests it should be taught in an applied context. Reviews the development and philosophy of the "mathematics for all" movement. Concludes that continuing research in this area is necessary for progress of the movement. (BSR)
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Higher Education
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Byram, Michael – Journal of Curriculum Studies, 1988
Discusses the conceptual link between multicultural education and foreign-language teaching; both of which intend to develop understanding and tolerance of others. Examines the difference between foreign languages and the ethnic minority community languages which are now being favored by education officials as a means of sensitizing majority…
Descriptors: Cultural Exchange, Cultural Interrelationships, Cultural Pluralism, Elementary Secondary Education
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Clough, Peter – Journal of Curriculum Studies, 1988
Outlines a "curricular" approach to learning difficulties against the background of traditional conceptions and practices relating to special needs in British schools, and in light of recent developments in "mainstream" curricula. Examines calls for change in the organization of learning, distinguishes mainstream from special…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Educational Objectives, Educational Strategies, Elementary Secondary Education
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Hartnett, Anthony; Naish, Michael – Journal of Curriculum Studies, 1987
Reviews books by S. Modgil and R. Willey on racial inequality and multicultural education. Suggests tentative changes in the analytic framework in which multicultural issues are placed. Concludes by saying the books ignore the real problems of racial inequality and fail to answer the urgent issues at hand. (BR)
Descriptors: Curriculum Evaluation, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries
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Broadfoot, Patricia – Journal of Curriculum Studies, 1987
Notes the proliferation of various pupil profiling schemes as a means of providing additional information about students' knowledge, skills, and personality. Examines the assumptions underlying their use, focusing on the affective curriculum as the impetus for their development. (JDH)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Affective Behavior, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries
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Evans, Karen – Journal of Curriculum Studies, 1987
Reports the results of a pilot study which sought to determine whether research techniques associated with personal construct theory could be used with teachers and students to increase their awareness of sex-role stereotyping. States that this goal was achieved and recommends further use of this approach on specific sex-role stereotyping issues.…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Educational Theories, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries
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Millar, Robin – Journal of Curriculum Studies, 1985
The evolution of argument that the study of science develops skills, attitudes of mind, or ways of thinking and behaving that are transferable to other areas of experience is discussed by looking at ways in which it has been deployed by people who sought to expand or alter the role of science in the school curriculum in Great Britain. (RM)
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Educational History, Educational Objectives, Elementary Secondary Education
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Williams, E. Anne – Journal of Curriculum Studies, 1985
The difficulties of developing, disseminating, and implementing new ideas and initiatives in physical education are examined, using the analysis of educational systems offered by Meyer and applied to English education by Reid. (RM)
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Educational Change, Educational Environment, Educational Innovation
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Fensham, Peter J. – Journal of Curriculum Studies, 1985
Providing science education for all students is a challenge for educators around the world. In an effort to help educators answer this challenge, earlier attempts at providing science for all are examined. (RM)
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Educational Environment, Educational History, Educational Needs
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