School Knowledge for the Masses: World Models and National by John W. Meyer,David Kamens,Aaron Benavot

By John W. Meyer,David Kamens,Aaron Benavot

First released in 1992, this booklet offers certain quantitative info at the content material insurance of basic schooling in a great number of nations in view that 1920. It demonstrates that those curricular outlines are usually unusually comparable throughout very disparate international locations, and indicates the realm approaches that produced this end result.


Specifically, the learn indicates that the modern basic curriculum dates from adjustments within the past due 19th century; that there was a basic shift in the direction of a ‘social reports’ topic; that guide in arithmetic and sciences has tended to extend; that there were huge raises in international language guide (and adjustments within the languages taught); and that guideline within the arts and actual schooling come to the traditional international schooling version a lot later than different matters.


This paintings might be of specific curiosity to these learning fundamental curriculum, foreign schooling and the sociology of education.

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