Tag: Curriculum research and development,


Friendship As a Determinant of Supporting an Inclusive Approach in Kindergarten

The aim of the paper is to introduce the concept of “friendship” that promotes socialization and personalization of a child in the kindergarten environment. We attach great importance to the area due to the amended Educational Act currently in the Czech Republic (1. 9. 2016) focusing on the implementation of inclusion into a real school


Negotiation Strategies to Support Misbehaving Children: The “Deal” Strategy

Purpose To negotiate behavioural changes with children, while developing an attitude of personal accountability for progressing the kindergarten program. Method The child is asked about their favourite fruit, the name of which is then used as a code for a deal on a behavioural change. The child becomes excited to share what their favourite fruit is, e.g. banana.


Education of Teachers of Inclusive Pre-Schools in the Czech Republic

The requirements on teachers expertise are changing in accordance with the tendencies in education related to the implementation of inclusive education. This fact also concerns the area of pre-school education. The article introduces the current concept of pre-graduate preparation of pre-school teachers. It also presents the findings of the research in which we investigated the


Surau Merantau: A Curriculum Development Based on Minangkabau Ethnic Culture

This study aims to determine the nature and purpose of “Surau Merantau”, a school based on Minangkabau ethnical culture and its basis of curriculum development. “Surau Merantau” is a Junior High School carrying a concept of local culture from West Sumatera. Located in Tangerang, Banten, this school concerns on the growth of current generation who


Implementing Inquiry-Based Stem Learning in Tenth Grade Students

Inquiry-based STEM learning (iSTEM) is now familiar with science education and active learning for 21st century learners. This study aims to investigate learning achievement in biology in 10th grade students. Eight lesson plans with 12 hrs of iSTEM and achievement test were used for implementation. Inquiry-based STEM learning consisted of engagement, exploration, explanation, elaboration, and


The Development of Anti-Corruption Education Model to Support Students Integrity Character in Schools Through Civic Education

Civic Education is a subject that aims to humanize the students to become good citizens in accordance with the objectives and state ideals. Civic education subject in schooling has taught both the cognitive, affective, and psychomotor learning in the application of the expected characters. Unfortunately, this formula has not shown significant results because of the


Revisit the Hospitality Law Curriculum

This exploratory study examines the effectiveness of the hospitality law subject to students, the legal issues students have encountered at workplaces, and the practicality of the subject contents. Survey results show that 63% of respondents agreed that the law subject is the most important subject. Moreover, 68% believed that the law subject should be compulsory.


The Idea of Autonomy in Child-Centered Education: The Preschool in Saudi Arabia as a Case Study

The Saudi Self-Learning Curriculum for Kindergarten is based on Western models of child-centered education. It is a reformed curriculum that was designed within the frameworks provided by the UNCRC, Education for All (EFA), Millennium Development Goals Program and Saudi Arabia’s National Development Plans (UNCCSF 2012). These reforms have created the need for pedagogical practices that


Embedding and Assessing Compassion in the University Curriculum

Psychology, anthropology and neuroscience are currently researching compassion – how it can be defined and understood, and how compassion can be applied into world and local social systems for building more co-operative and integrated societies. Disappointingly, it appears that so far, education has, on the whole, struggled to translate this research and scholarship into practical


Augmented Reality Applied to the Teaching of the Descriptive Geometry

Augmented reality allows students to visualize tridimensional shapes by turning and handing them in the palm of their hand. Taking objects “away” from the computer improves the students’ perception of the three projection planes. A pedagogical application was designed with this new representation tool. Tridimensional models were made using the Google Sketchup open license software


Towards Building Authentic Understandings of Contemporary Science Practices for Science Educators

ReMSTEP is a collaborative initiative involving 4 partner universities funded by the Australian Government Office for Learning and Teaching. The project aims to promote the reconceptualising of Mathematics and Science Teacher Education Programs by fostering partnerships between scientists and educators to improve confidence and competence in teaching STEM education. One response developed by the Faculties


Curriculum Leadership Practices of Administrators in Ateneo De Manila University

The purpose of this research were to understand the curriculum leadership practices of administrators in Ateneo De Manila University, Philippines by which their actual leadership practices are observed and analyzed the ways they make decisions based on the interview and pertinent data. The research is a qualitative case study. The Interviews was conducted face to