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Cross-National Commonalities and Differences in the Intended Curriculum in Primary School Reading and Mathematics

Cross-National Commonalities and Differences in the Intended Curriculum in Primary School Reading and Mathematics

The overarching purpose of the present study, commissioned by UNESCO‘s Institute for Statistics, is to compile, analyze and describe commonalities and differences in the intended primary curriculum in reading and mathematics across a diverse set of developing countries. The specific activities to be carried out include the following: Compile materials on the intended reading and mathematics curriculum in the final grades of primary education from a significant number of developing countries (around 25-30), and ensure adequate coverage by region and language (i.e., at least in English, Arabic, Spanish and French); Develop and validate a coding scheme to systematically record, retrieve and compare the intended reading and mathematics curriculum in different primary education systems; Discuss... Show More
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Jane Moore
Jane Moore (Faculty)
2 years ago
The date of this material is 2011. It may be useful in terms of the history of curriculum, but may not be current enough to be of value in classes in 2016.