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differential uptake of science in schools in England, Wales and Northern Ireland

Rosalind Driver

differential uptake of science in schools in England, Wales and Northern Ireland

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Offprint of article in: European Journal of Science Education, 1984, Vol.6, no.1, 19-29.

Other titlesEuropeanJournal of Science Education.
StatementRosalind Driver, JenniferHead and Sandra Johnson, University of Leeds, UK.
ContributionsHead, Jennifer., Johnson, Sandra.
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Open LibraryOL13977612M

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In his research, History, identity and the school history curriculum in Northern Ireland, Mr McCully undertook a study involving children from 10. The National Curriculum for Mathematics was introduced into England, Wales and Northern Ireland as a nationwide curriculum for primary and secondary state schools following the Education Reform Act The basis of the curriculum and its associated testing was to standardise the content taught across schools in National Curriculum: Science.

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