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Educational vision

Posted on 28 Apr 2011 with 0 comments
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Education is constantly undergoing change although driven from very different ends of the value spectrum. In fact, only recently, we read in the UK Guardian that Education Secretary, Michael Gove, suggested that children over 11 years of age should read fifty books a year and that teacher education should move out of universities and into schools. In Australia, the development of the national curriculum is moving apace. So what is the educational vision behind these suggestions and activities? Project Tomorrow through its Speak Up National Research Project would ask about the vision for education and the skills that are required for young people to work in society. Speak Up have produced an interesting report of their 2010 online survey of K-12 students, teachers, parents, librarians, educational administrators and technology leaders in public and private schools.

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