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Title: The experience of implementing technology as a compulsory subject: the case of Catalonia (Spain)
Authors: Font-Agusti, Jordi
Keywords: Technology
Issue Date: 2000
Publisher: © DATA
Citation: FONT-AGUSTI, J., 2000. The experience of implementing technology as a compulsory subject: the case of Catalonia (Spain). IN: Kimbell, R. (ed.). Design and Technology International Millennium Conference. Wellesbourne : The D&T Association, pp. 60-64
Abstract: In 1984 Spain started the experimentation that culminated in 1990 in the law of new educational system. One of the main characteristics of the new system, together with the creation of compulsory secondary education (12-16), is the introduction of Technology as a compulsory subject in secondary schools. The autonomous region of Catalonia issued and implemented its own curriculum. This paper describes the experience of designing the curriculum, developing suitable workshops, providing equipment and, globally, changing mentality of the teachers, parents and society in general on this new subject. Achievements, lacks and future challenges are discussed.
Description: This is a conference paper
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/3389
ISBN: 1898788480
Appears in Collections:D&T Association Conference Series

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