Yates, Lyn, and Michael Young, "Globalization, Knowledge, and the Curriculum," European Journal of Education, 45(No. 1, 2010), 4-10.


Addresses five key issues facing curriculum policy makers and researchers in a global context; 1) the impact of global economic pressures on curriculum, 2) issues of inequality, 3) how to continue to reflect one's nation traditions and concerns under international pressures, 4) general vs vocational education, and 5) knowledge issues; introduces a set of articles on the topic from writers in five countries.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Comparative Curriculum, Curriculum and Politics, Ideology and School Knowledge, Government Role in Educational Research & Development, Local Control of Schooling, Freedom/Authority and Curriculum


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