Basil Bernstein's two modalities of knowledge as “hierarchical” and “horizontal” are useful to help interpret the nature of historical knowledge in schools and may still have practical relevance.
New Zealand’s high autonomy history curriculum fails to provide young people with essential knowledge about the colonial past. Educators should consider the essential knowledge that students deserve to have.
Some years have passed since the appearance of the Historical and Cultural Standard (ИКС) for teaching Russian history. It has significantly changed the...
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Turkey has been confronted with an array of domestic and international problems. To face them, the state uses new means to strengthen a national memory: e.g. anniversaries of the battles of Manzikert or Gallipoli.
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In Austria, history classes provide competences, concepts, and topics, which should be persistently implemented in history textbooks in accordance with Ministry of Education. Historical thinking...
To pass judgement on the 'progress' or 'decline' of a society over time, a big-picture perspective on history is needed. These big-picture frameworks are also important for history teaching.
Revisions to the history curriculum currently under way in British Columbia, Canada replace, among other changes, a senior course on Comparative Civilizations with one entitled Comparative Cultures.
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The new Turkish history curriculum, issued in 2017, has brought some innovations, but it still contains some of the deficiencies of the old curriculum. It does not adequately address international history...
What are the implications of the new History curriculum proposal of the Brazil’s National Common Curricular Base (BNCC) for those who teach History? How is it possible to understand this material?
Bishop Colenso, Great Britain, and South Africa. A school history curriculum variously gives learners an introduction to historical themes. It does not, however, convey well the complexity of the past.
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