Bailey, Barbara; Brown, Monica M.
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Centre for Gender and Developing Studies
Reengineering the primary curriculum in Jamaica: Improving effectiveness
Caribbean Journal of Education
Date of Publication
[1997 ie 1998]
This issue of The Caribbean Journal of Education appeared in 1998.
Education like any other process, experiences pressures at various times and requires shifts in one or more aspects of the process. Dissatisfaction on the part of educators and stakeholder groups with the product from the primary level of the education system has resulted in pressure on the system to change. Calls for a reengineering of the curriculum to allow for a transdisciplinary approach and therefore a greater level of horizontal organisation of concepts and for the use of constructivist pedagogical approaches in the classrooms.....