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Teaching for the preparation of participatory citizens in a democracy

  • Couverture cartonnée
  • 232 Nombre de pages
This study was conducted in Malawi to investigate how the teaching of social studies in primary schools prepare students for activ... Lire la suite
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This study was conducted in Malawi to investigate how the teaching of social studies in primary schools prepare students for active citizen participation following the re-introduction of multiparty democracy in 1994. The results of the study were: the social studies primary school curriculum is organized with broad spectrum content and appropriate suggested participatory pedagogies for the preparation of competent citizens at various societal levels; teachers demonstrated limited knowledge of active participatory learning as reflected in their teacher-centered lesson planning and delivery; both the teachers' and students' socio-cultural backgrounds contributed to the ineffective implementation of interactive classroom practices; teachers' use of English as a medium of instruction reduced students' active learning in the classrooms; and, primary school terminal examinations influenced the teachers' choice of teacher-centered classroom practices. Therefore, there was a discrepancy between the intentions and practice of the social studies curriculum and this affected the preparation of students for active participation in a democratic society.

Détails sur le produit

Titre: Teaching for the preparation of participatory citizens in a democracy
Sous-titre: Teaching of social studies in Malawi primary schools for the preparation of active participatory citizens in a democracy
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Code EAN: 9783330059054
ISBN: 978-3-330-05905-4
Format: Couverture cartonnée
Genre: Guides et loisirs
nombre de pages: 232
Poids: g
Taille: H220mm x B220mm x T150mm
Parution: 20.06.2017
Année: 2017