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American Journal of Educational Research. 2015, 3(12), 1597-1606
DOI: 10.12691/EDUCATION-3-12-17
Original Research

Primary Social Science Curriculum Terminal Competencies in Bangladesh Focused by Global Policies

Md. Arifur Rahman1, and Fahmida Mazid2

1Daily Janakantha, Dhaka, Bangladesh

2International College of Education, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Pub. Date: December 01, 2015

Cite this paper

Md. Arifur Rahman and Fahmida Mazid. Primary Social Science Curriculum Terminal Competencies in Bangladesh Focused by Global Policies. American Journal of Educational Research. 2015; 3(12):1597-1606. doi: 10.12691/EDUCATION-3-12-17

Abstract

Social Science is necessary to acquire knowledge, attitudes, values and skills for being a perfect social being from the early childhood. To meet the challenges of present world primary social science curriculum is needed to consider global policies in education. Among fifty terminal competencies at primary level in Bangladesh, twenty two competencies are related to social science curriculum. This research aims to find out primary social science curriculum terminal competencies in Bangladesh which are focused by global policies. To do this research, a questionnaire was used as a data collection tools. And also document analysis was done. Both analyses indicate this research as a mix method research. Document of global policies and related articles were selected purposively. Respondents to questionnaire were also selected purposively. In Findings, the study reveal that global policies in education are enough focused in written terminal competencies chart but these are not sufficiently included in curriculum which is the hindrance to meet with global challenge in 21st century.

Keywords

curriculum, policies, terminal competencies

Copyright

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