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The Quality of Citizenship Education in Harare


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This book reveals that the intended curriculum as represented by Zimbabwe's official social studies syllabus of 1982 has considerable potential for citizenship education. While the syllabus requires updating to incorporate post-1980 developments, it does not require a complete overhaul for it to promote citizenship education. An in-depth evaluation of the social studies curriculum at primary school in Harare leads to the conclusion that the problem is largely at implementation level. Distortion first occurs during textbook writing, official approval and publishing. This is then amplified at school and classroom level because of the dominance of the textbook as a teaching aid and the failure to make significant links to the actual environments and contexts in which pupils live. An examination-driven education system helps perpetuate a low quality citizenship curriculum largely characterized by rote learning and limited practical citizenship-oriented activities. The pupils themselves, when given the opportunity, are very keen on citizenship education. The ethos and climate of the school also have an important input into how young children experience citizenship education.

Product Specifications
SKU :COC66066
AuthorOswell Namasasu
Number of Pages316
Publishing Year2013-12-06T00:00:00.000
Edition1 st
Book TypeOrganization & management of education
Country of ManufactureIndia
Product BrandScholars' Press
Product Packaging InfoBox
In The Box1 Piece
Product First Available On ClickOnCare.com2015-07-08 00:00:00