This book encourages readers to explore significant aspects of current thinking in primary education (for ages three to 13 years) focusing on pedagogy: the study of processes of teaching.
The authors consider contexts, knowledge, skills and curriculum within a framework of practice.
A distinctive feature is the voices of teachers, children, parents, advisors and inspectors. The book covers: learning, knowledge and pedagogy; pedagogic issues, application of practice.
The authors also present a discussion of national strategies and The National Curriculum update for 2000, discussions of a world-wide curriculum, and ICT and citizenship viewed as tools for developing aspects of pedagogy.