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Book Chapter
Author, Analytic
Davis-Morrison, Vileitha; Lambert Clement T. M
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Institute of Education
Title, Analytic
The revised Jamaican teacher education curriculum: Stakeholders' response to language arts and social studies components
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King, Ruby; Morris, Halden A
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Institute of Education Annual: Perspectives on education in the caribbean
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Refereed
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Date of Publication
2003
Volume ID
4
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Page(s)
105-119
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Abstract
Examines stakeholders' responses to the revised Jamaican Primary Teacher Education Programme. They point to the key role of the Joint Board of Teacher Education in the renewal and revision of curricula for teacher education. The methodology included an analysis of the curriculum documents. Data were collected by means of interviews and observations. They discuss a number of important issues which surfaced. The study showed that far greater resources had been allocated to design than to implementation. The authors call for greater emphasis on support for implementation and for the conduct of further studies on the curriculum implementation process. This examination of curriculum process and implementation is of particular interest to curriculum developers.....
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