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Clarifying the Latest “Reforms” from Finland

Although recent reports in Finland have made a number of specific recommendations for improving student learning, the focus outside Finland has centered on Finland’s interest in promoting more of a focus in schools on interdisciplinary topics.   452 more words

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BBC documentary sets Economics blogs ablaze with pluralism debate

As many of you will know, early December 2014 saw the release of the BBC Radio 4 documentary ‘Teaching Economics after the Crash’ which covered the student movement for pluralism in the teaching of economics of which CSEP has played… 756 more words

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Curriculum reform in Australia

In 2010, Australia established its first national curriculum: the Australian Curriculum. The Australian Curriculum has defined content and achievement standards for the entire country. After a staged process of development, it is now being implemented. 1,078 more words

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“Pluralism, is that even possible? ” -- The 2014 NY Rethinking Economics conference

A few weeks ago I attended the Rethinking Economics (RE) New York conference, organized by a group of enthusiastic students that set up a local chapter to rethink economics and the Economics education in their city, and whose work’s fruits all of us almost 1000 participants (and the online followers) could enjoy from the 12th to the 14th of September 2014. 1,392 more words

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How I learnt to stop worrying and love Economics

Disclaimer: the views expressed by the author are not necessarily those of all CSEP Committee members and are not necessarily the position CSEP tries to promote. 1,586 more words

Curriculum Reform

Disillusionment of the First Year Economist

Disclaimer: the views expressed by the author are not necessarily those of all CSEP Committee members and are not necessarily the position CSEP tries to promote. 662 more words

Curriculum Reform

Economic curriculum reform: why do we need it?

Barcelona GSE alum Carlos De Sousa ’12 is an Affiliate Fellow at Bruegel. His latest article on Bruegel’s website looks at the global debate about the economics curriculum as students, academics and policymakers seek to bring the field closer to the real world and introduce pluralism into its educational system. 23 more words

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