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Author Burmeister, Kenneth E., 1935-

Title Parent's guide to today's education : failing our children / Kenneth E. Burmeister Snr
Edition First edition
Published [Burnett Heads, Qld.] : Beacon Books, 2007
Burnett Heads Qld : Beacon Books, 2007


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 MELB  379.94 Bur/Pgt  AVAILABLE
Description 166 pages : portrait ; 23 cm
Contents Section One. Education hijacked -- 1. Outcome-Based Education: its myths -- 2. Outcome-Based Education: its ghosts -- 3. Outcome-Based Education: its psychological warfare -- 4. Outcome-Based Education: its hidden curriculum -- Section Two. Deconstructing Outcome-Based Education -- 6. Syllabus -- 7. Pedagogies -- 8. Assessment and reports -- 9. Outcome-Based Education's cost -- 10. Outcome-Based Education's critics -- Section Three. What to do about it -- 11. Your child -- 12. A national call to action -- Appendix. The 'SAVE' Petition -- Glossary
Summary Outcomes based education has stated outcomes for every subject taught. Those outcomes are vague generalities of what the student is to achieve with no direct reference to literacy, numeracy or acquisition of general knowledge. However they have much to do with cultivating students' feelings, attitudes, beliefs and ideas, whereby students mature into adulthood with values that dictate their behaviour in the areas of political correctness and citizenship.[p.14]
Analysis Social costs
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 163-164
Notes In English
Subject Education and state -- Australia.
Education -- Standards -- Australia.
Author Burmeister, K. E
ISBN 0980329205
9780980329209 (paperback)
Other Titles Today's education