The vanishing National Curriculum

Jones, K. and Brown, L. (1994) The vanishing National Curriculum. Mathematics Teaching, 148, p.19.


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One of the major outcomes of the Dearing review of the National Curriculum has been the instruction to each curriculum subject working group, including mathematics, to reduce the volume of material required by law to be taught. By all accounts the mathematics working group devising the new draft mathematics curriculum were under intense pressure from SCAA to do just this. The resulting draft curriculum is noticeably slimmer. This paper looks at what has gone, and why.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: Note that the pagination of this final proof copy is exactly as it appears in the published version - as the article does not fit on one page of the journal, the last few paragraphs are on page 25.
ISSNs: 0025-5785 (print)
Keywords: pedagogy, curriculum, teaching, learning, education, mathematics, National Curriculum
Subjects: L Education > LB Theory and practice of education
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB1603 Secondary Education. High schools
L Education > L Education (General)
Divisions : University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Education > Mathematics and Science Education
ePrint ID: 41390
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Date Deposited: 07 Sep 2006
Last Modified: 31 Mar 2016 12:12

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