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Re - visiting the social study curriculum of the Solomon Islands

Fitoo, Billy (2018) Re - visiting the social study curriculum of the Solomon Islands. In: The Talaga Book Series. USP Press, Suva, Fiji. ISBN NA (Unpublished)

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    Abstract

    This paper provides finding on the relevance of the social study curriculum of Solomon Islands (SI). It reports on the findings of a study conducted with teachers in two case study secondary schools in the Solomon Islands using qualitative methods (group discussions and one-on-one interviews) The study revealed that the current teaching topics, themes and approaches of the social study curriculum are irrelevant and outdated its usefulness. There needs to be a review of the social study curriculum to cater for knowledge, values and skills that are relevant to the 21st century Solomon Island’s society. The study also provides further conceptual insights into Solomon Islands teaching approaches and strategies that are currently relatively unexplored. These include approaches and strategies in teaching of social study that produces good and active citizenship.

    Item Type: Book Chapter
    Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
    Divisions: Faculty of Arts, Law and Education (FALE) > School of Education
    Depositing User: Billy Fitoo
    Date Deposited: 26 Oct 2017 11:12
    Last Modified: 26 Oct 2017 11:12
    URI: http://repository.usp.ac.fj/id/eprint/10346
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