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  • Societal issues in the curriculum
  • Geduld B, Jagals D
  • ISBN: 9780627038136
  • eISBN: N/A
  • ePub ISBN: 9780627038143
  • 0 Pages | Published: 2021

FORTHCOMING TITLE: NEW PUBLICATION

Underpinned by principles, theories and concepts of curriculum studies, Societal issues in the curriculum aims to sensitise student teachers to societal issues, problems and trends in the South African context. The book aims to make students question their own assumptions, bring in other perspectives and show the implications for the curriculum.

By offering a detailed view of a few carefully selected societal issues, students are equipped with skills that will help them navigate the complex South African reality and link it to the curriculum. 

Critical thinking, problem solving, self-directed learning and reflective practice inform the theory expounded upon. There are also wide-ranging activities contained in this book.

Apart from setting out paradigms applicable to the curriculum and holistic schools, issues and trends that are carefully scrutinised are:

·         Multicultural education

·         Violence and bullying

·         Parental involvement to enhance academic performance

·         School decline

·         Religious tolerance

·         Gender

Prof. Bernadette Geduld is a professor in Curriculum Studies at North West University. Her areas of expertise are open distance learning, self-regulated learning, self-directed learning and learning theories.

Dr Divan Jagals is a senior lecturer in Curriculum Studies at North West University. His research interests include metacognition, self-directed learning and philosophy.

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