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Author Young, Michael F. D.

Title The curriculum of the future : from the "new sociology of education" to a critical theory of learning / Michael F.D. Young
Published London ; Philadelphia, PA : Falmer Press, 1998


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Description ix, 204 pages ; 24 cm
Contents Sect. 1. Constructing and Reconstructing a Sociology of the Curriculum. Ch. 1. The Curriculum as Socially Organized Knowledge. Ch. 2. Curriculum Change: Limits and Possibilities. Ch. 3. The Curriculum and the 'New Sociology of Education' -- Sect. 2. Academic/Vocational Divisions in the Curriculum of the Future. Ch. 4. Bridging Academic/Vocational Divisions in the 14-19 Curriculum: A New Perspective on Linking Education and Work. Ch. 5. The Economic Basis for the Curriculum for the 21st Century. Ch. 6. Modularization as a Strategy for Unifying the Post-compulsory Curriculum. Ch. 7. Integrating Personal and Social Education into the 14-19 Curriculum. Ch. 8. Qualifications for a Learning Society: Building on the Dearing Review. Ch. 9. Beyond A-Levels: Towards an Advanced Level Curriculum of the Future -- Sect. 3. Knowledge, Learning and Curriculum in a Learning Society. Ch. 10. Post-compulsory Education in a Learning Society. Ch. 11. Towards a New Curriculum for Teacher Education
Ch. 12. From the 'New Sociology of Education' to a Critical Theory of Learning
Summary Young argues the need to rethink post-16 education to shift focus onto vocational education, school-work issues and lifelong learning
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 184-193) and index
Subject Education -- Aims and objectives -- Great Britain.
Education -- Curricula -- Great Britain.
Education -- Curricula.
Educational sociology -- Great Britain.
Educational sociology.
LC no. 99168709
ISBN 0750707887 (paperback)
Other Titles New sociology of education