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Curriculum of the Future From the 'New Sociology of Education' to a Critical Theory of Learning

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ISBN-10: 0750707887

ISBN-13: 9780750707886

Edition: 1998

Authors: Michael F. D. Young

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In this important new book the author looks back on the 'knowing question'. What knowledge is selected to be validated as school knowledge, or as part of the curriculum, and why is it selected? Looking forward to the next decade, Young discusses how most developed countries have high levels of participation in post-compulsory education but still use curricula designed for a time when only the elite pursued further education. He argues the need to rethink post-16 education to shift focus onto vocational education, schoolwork issues and lifelong learning.
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Book details

List price: $65.95
Copyright year: 1998
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 8/1/1998
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 214
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English

Acknowledgments
Introduction
Constructing and Reconstructing a Sociology of the Curriculum
The Curriculum as Socially Organized Knowledge
Curriculum Change: Limits and Possibilities
The Curriculum and the 'New Sociology of Education'
Academic/Vocational Divisions in the Curriculum of the Future
Bridging Academic/Vocational Divisions in the 14-19 Curriculum: A New Perspective on Linking Education and Work
The Economic Basis for the Curriculum for the 21st Century
Modularization as a Strategy for Unifying the Post-compulsory Curriculum
Integrating Personal and Social Education into the 14-19 Curriculum
Qualifications for a Learning Society: Building on the Dearing Review
Beyond A-Levels: Towards an Advanced Level Curriculum of the Future
Knowledge, Learning and Curriculum in a Learning Society
Post-compulsory Education in a Learning Society
Towards a New Curriculum for Teacher Education
From the 'New Sociology of Education' to a Critical Theory of Learning
Notes
References
Chronology of Original Papers
Index