By Mike Savage, African Forum for Children's Literacy in Science and Technology, Prem Naidoo
Economists, scientists, and educators all over the world agree that technological know-how and know-how schooling is a prerequisite for modernisation and fiscal improvement. but, even though it is an essential component of curricula all through sub-Saharan Africa, a more-than-rudimentary grab of technology and expertise lies past the succeed in of such a lot African technology and know-how schooling, a compendium of papers by means of major African and foreign educators, asks with compelling urgency, "With the millennium nearly upon us, can technology and expertise schooling meet the demanding situations of the arrival century?" this article offers a template for relevance, entry, redress, fairness and caliber in technology and expertise schooling. It does so through integrating farsighted analyses and modern conception with modern realities and grassroots event.
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In the last decade, a variant of the inquiry/discovery/problem-solving paradigm has been widely advocated and studied under the label of 'constructivism'. Different authors have described constructivism as follows: ^ Constructivism is an epistemology that focuses on the role of learners in the personal construction of knowledge. (Ritchie, 1994) ^ Learning is viewed as an adaptive process where existing knowledge is modified in response to perturbations that arise from personal and social interactions.
1995. Development of Appropriate Science and Technology Indicators for Africa. UNECA Department of Arts, Culture, Science and Technology, South Africa. 1995. White Paper on Science and Technology © Juta & Co, Ltd 33 This page intentionally left blank 3 Curriculum innovations and their impact on the teaching of science and technolody Mike Savage, African Forum for Children's Literacy in Science and Technology, Nairobi, Kenya ABSTRACT This chapter describes classroom practice in Kenya during the 1970s as well as how changes in syllabi, curriculum materials, teacher development and examinations supported inquiry science learning.
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