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dc.contributor.authorHairon Sallehen
dc.contributor.authorChua, Catherine Siew Khengen
dc.contributor.authorNeo, Wei Lengen
dc.date.accessioned2019-04-04T06:29:53Z-
dc.date.available2019-04-04T06:29:53Z-
dc.date.issued2018-
dc.identifier.citationHairon Salleh, Chua, C. S. K., & Neo, W. L. (2018). School-based curriculum development in Singapore: A case study of a primary school. Asia Pacific Journal of Education, 38(4), 518-532. https://doi.org/10.1080/02188791.2018.1530192en
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dc.descriptionThis is the final draft, after peer-review, of a manuscript published in Asia Pacific Journal of Education. The published version is available online at http://www.tandfonline.com/10.1080/02188791.2018.1530192-
dc.description.abstractThe term school-based curriculum development (SBCD) implies that teachers are to innovate and customize school curricula according to their local needs. This also means that SBCD requires co-constructive work among schools’ key stakeholders in the school curriculum development process. While much work has made known on SBCD in Western contexts, much less is known in non-Western contexts. This paper reports on key findings pertaining to SBCD drawn from a case study of a primary school in Singapore. Singapore makes for an interesting case as education policymakers encourage schools to innovate their curriculum yet maintaining a steep culture of academic achievement and control over standards across schools. The study involved data collection from non-participant observations of classroom lessons, teacher group meetings and focused group discussions. A salient finding that had emerged from the study is that the societal value for pragmatism underpins the processes of SBCD.en
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dc.subjectSchool-based curriculum developmenten
dc.subjectCurricular innovationen
dc.subjectCurriculumen
dc.subjectSchool reformen
dc.subjectLeadershipen
dc.titleSchool-based curriculum development in Singapore: A case study of a primary schoolen
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dc.identifier.doi10.1080/02188791.2018.1530192-
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