Curriculum planning and reform in sub-Saharan Africa

Kanjee, Anil, Sayed, Yusuf and Rodriguez, Diana (2010) Curriculum planning and reform in sub-Saharan Africa. Southern Africa Review of Education, 16 (1). pp. 83-96.

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Abstract

Using exemplars from selected countries in sub-Saharan Africa, this article considers trends in curriculum reform and the related policy challenges. Particular attention is paid to aspects of the curriculum that affect quality. These include aims and objectives, moves towards outcomes-based education, new areas of concentration in response to social changes, the balance between subject-disciplinary- and learning-area-based approaches, the challenges of effective pedagogy, the move towards assessment for learning, curricular interventions that affect inclusion and equity positively, and the centrality of teachers in improving learning.

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Schools and Departments: School of Education and Social Work > Social Work and Social Care
Subjects: L Education
L Education > L Education (General)
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education
L Education > LG Individual institutions (Asia. Africa. Oceania) > LG401 Africa
Depositing User: Julie Farlie
Date Deposited: 18 Apr 2012 15:45
Last Modified: 25 Jun 2013 10:34
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/38521
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