Institute of Education - Keep politics out of schools

六月 12, 2008

Control of the school curriculum should be taken away from politicians and passed to an independent education commission, an educationist has argued. But the commission needs to be protected from "government interference", according to John White from the Institute of Education, University of London. Speaking at a conference last week, he warned: "We need a way of ensuring that the school curriculum is kept at arm's length from individual politicians' idiosyncratic preferences." The professor of philosophy of education argued for a curriculum based not on subjects but on aims that will equip pupils "to lead a flourishing personal and civic life in a modern liberal democracy".

Please login or register to read this article.




  • 获得编辑推荐文章
  • 率先获得泰晤士高等教育世界大学排名相关的新闻
  • 获得职位推荐、筛选工作和保存工作搜索结果
  • 参与读者讨论和公布评论


Log in or register to post comments