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The history of primary education and the curriculum

Abstract:

This chapter examines the history and nature of primary education in the UK, including its boundaries and links with early years and secondary education. A number of competing traditions have been seen to influence the shaping of the primary school curriculum. What emerges is a complex picture with some variation between the four nations of the UK and a number of significant political interventions, especially towards the end of the twentieth century. The role and responsibilities of teachers...

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10.4324/9780203115916

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, SSD, Education
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Author
Publisher:
Taylor and Francis
Pages:
13-28
Host title:
Creating the Curriculum
Publication date:
2012-01-01
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uuid:ad28410f-5986-4363-9979-bc329f1af97f
Source identifiers:
483028
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pubs:483028
ISBN:
9780203115916

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