Based on case experiences of eleven societies within the world’s such a lot dynamic sector, this publication signs a brand new path of analysis on the intersection of citizenship schooling and the curriculum. Following their profitable quantity, Citizenship schooling in Asia and the Pacific: options and concerns (published as No. 14 during this series), the editors, extensively considered as leaders within the box within the Asia-Pacific zone, have long past past huge citizenship schooling frameworks to ascertain the realities, tensions and pressures that impact the formation of the citizenship curriculum. bankruptcy authors from various societies have addressed primary questions: (1) how is citizenship schooling featured within the present curriculum reform schedule when it comes to either coverage contexts and values; and (2) to what quantity do the reforms in citizenship schooling replicate present debates in the society? From comparative research of those eleven case stories the editors have chanced on a posh photograph of curriculum reform that shows deep tensions among international and native agendas. On one hand, there's big facts of an more and more universal coverage rhetoric within the debates approximately citizenship schooling. at the different, it truly is glaring that this discourse doesn't inevitably expand to citizenship curriculum, which in such a lot areas remains to be built in accordance with special social, political and cultural contexts. no matter if the point of interest is on Islamic values in Pakistan, an rising discourse approximately chinese language ‘democracy’, a nostalgic conservatism in Australia, or a continuous nation-building venture in Malaysia – the circumstances convey that particular social values and ideologies build nationwide citizenship curricula in Asian contexts even during this more and more globalized era.
This extraordinary selection of case experiences of a various workforce of societies informs and enriches figuring out of the advanced courting among citizenship schooling and the curriculum either domestically and globally.
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