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Title: Coding the transformation of Chinese pedagogical practices in Singapore primary schools: A study of experiment
Authors: Liu, Yongbing
Zhao, Shouhui
Keywords: Singapore
Chinese language
experimental class
control class
student centred
module
Issue Date: Mar-2008
Citation: Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, New York, 2008
Abstract: In Singapore, the education system has been successively tried and tested by language-ineducation planning initiatives and pedagogical innovations over the past half an century. In order to change the current “unproductive” classroom practice, the Ministry of Education (MOE) has developed and experimented a modular approach in Grade 1 and Grade 2 of 25 primary schools since mid-2005. To find out whether the teaching principles of the curriculum are implemented in the classroom, we have designed a research project and used a classroom coding approach to explore whether the teaching principles and pedagogical emphasis of the new approach are achieved at the level of implementation. While this paper reports the major findings and their implications for future curriculum development in Singapore, it is our hope that our conclusions also shed some light on some other education systems as a whole.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10497/3331
Project number: CRP 15/05 LYB
Website: http://www.crpp.nie.edu.sg/course/view.php?id=404
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