Memoir 2: Have You Seen My Notes?
Academic Writing

Memoir 2: Have You Seen My Notes?

This assignment, as has been said, was split into two parts. the first part can be found here: Memoir 1: Andrew Bamford was a Pain in my Arse—Sorry Andrew. https://talkcurriculum.wordpress.com/2015/01/30/memoir-1-andre…e-sorry-andrew/ The second part, is here:   Have You Seen My Notes? There is a choice to make and both of the mature undergraduate students, standing … Continue reading

Curriculum is Politics (Revisited)
Curriculum Theory

Curriculum is Politics (Revisited)

The National Curriculum of England, Wales and Ireland (EWI). Curriculum has always been influenced by the politics of the day, and the need for standardization in education has been expressed historically and globally, examples include The Committee of Ten in late 19th century America, Franklin Bobbitt’s scientistic approach of 1918, or the Tyler Rationale of … Continue reading

Pratt’s Curriculum Perspectives
Curriculum Theory

Pratt’s Curriculum Perspectives

Historically, curriculum questions have been seen to address a number of major themes… Citizenship/societal needs: Where it has been argued that schooling should aim to provide citizens, ready to participate in a democracy; or even schooling as a politically subversive activity (Counts, 1932; Freire, 2008). Individual growth/self-actualization: Education for a life of the mind; education … Continue reading