Reshaping Education in the 1990s: Perspectives on Primary Schooling

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  • Edition: 1st
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  • Copyright: 1996-09-01
  • Publisher: Routledge
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Highlights and examines factors in primary education curriculum development, teacher training and professionalism and educational change.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsp. vii
Introduction Reshaping Education in the 1990s: Perspectives on Primary Schoolingp. 1
Curriculum Issuesp. 11
Age or Stage? Research Findings Relating to Assessment Frameworksp. 13
Assessment of Literacy and Numeracy Acquired before Schoolp. 25
Primary Science in the Mid-1990s: Grounds for Optimismp. 33
Working Together in Primary Schools: Changing Relationships at Key Stage 2p. 50
Profiles of Productive Schools: Processes of Organizational Self-Renewalp. 65
Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Eating: a Hidden Curriculum for Foodp. 89
Referencesp. 102
Teacher Trainingp. 105
The Reform of Primary Teacher Training: The Views of Parentsp. 107
Referencesp. 118
The Realization of Partnership in a Primary Articled Teacher Coursep. 119
Professionalismp. 135
Teachers' Professional Perspectives: Continuity and Changep. 137
Creating Atmosphere and Tone in Primary Classroomsp. 154
Referencesp. 167
Gender and School Leadership: Using Case Studies to Challenge the Frameworksp. 169
Notep. 188
Notes on Contributorsp. 192
Indexp. 196
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