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The Secondary School Curriculum: The Yearbook of Education


reviewed by David B. Austin 1959

coverTitle: The Secondary School Curriculum: The Yearbook of Education
Author(s): George Z. F. Bereday, Joseph A. Lauwerys
Publisher: John Wiley, New York
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This seems to be a time for accent on youth throughout the world. It is therefore most appropriate that the editorial board of the Yearbook of Education chose as the topic for its sixth work, "The Secondary School Curriculum." Four arguments are advanced as justification of this choice, and certainly others could be added. The editors recognized that the problem of educating for adulthood is most perplexing when dealing with youth in the period of puberty, that increasing enrollments in youth education require appraisal of the total content of that phase of schooling, that technological changes and scientific advances must have impact upon the nature of preparation for life in societies throughout much of the world, and that the quality of adolescent-adult understanding has apparently deteriorated. Fortunately, this volume contributes a calm and relatively objective appraisal of certain aspects of youth education in terms of these arguments. The student of comparative... (preview truncated at 150 words.)


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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 60 Number 5, 1959, p. 290-290
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 4370, Date Accessed: 10/23/2017 9:37:09 AM

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