What exactly pupils learn in school

Pupils PIC: PHATSIMO KAPENG
Pupils PIC: PHATSIMO KAPENG

The Department of Curriculum Development and Evaluation is charged with the task of drawing up curricula for subjects taught at school, writes Correspondent GRAHAME MCLEOD

TONOTA: Education Officers and teachers also have a role to play in this important task. But many curricula may contain too much content thus making it difficult for teachers to teach it in the time available.

Also, some topics may not apply to daily life or relevant to the workplace and economy in today’s modern world. Let’s first consider the primary curriculum. In a nutshell, it’s overloaded, there are too many subjects on the curriculum, and it’s too formal. I believe that in a primary school learning should be fun.

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