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Nyangon, Maurice (2009) Geography. In: Cole, Mike, (ed.) Equality in the secondary school: Promoting good practice across the curriculum. Continuum International Publishing Group, London, UK, pp. 127-144. ISBN 9781847061010

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Abstract

This chapter focuses on the barriers to all students achieving their full potential that are rooted historically in the disparate understanding of geography itself. How the subject is delivered is scrutinized from both the historical and a pragmatic perspective but, importantly, the link between past and present is highlighted as key if the subject is finally to be embedded as a cohesive, mainstream subject that allows students to fully understand the realities of their world.

Item Type: Book Section
Additional Information: [1] Chapter 8, in Part Two: The Subjects.] [2] ISBN: 9781847061010 (Hardback, published October 2009); ISBN: 9781441194183 (Paperback, pubished November 2011); ISBN: 9781441116000 (EPUB ebook, published November 2011).
Uncontrolled Keywords: geography, equality, geography teaching, barriers to learning
Subjects: L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB1603 Secondary Education. High schools
Pre-2014 Departments: School of Education
School of Education > Department of Secondary Education
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Last Modified: 14 Oct 2016 09:05
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URI: http://gala.gre.ac.uk/id/eprint/1916

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