Tomkins, George S., "Foreign Influences on Curriculum Policy Making and Development in Canada: Some Impressions in Historical and Contemporary Perspectives," pp. 127-139 in Jean-Jacques Bernier and George S. Tompkins, eds., Curriculum Canada, II: Curriculum Policy and Curriculum Development . Vancouver, BC: University of British Columbia, CSCI, 1980. A slightly revised version of this article appears in Curriculum Inquiry, 11(Summer, 1981), 157-166.


Traces the French, U. S., and British influences on Canadian curriculum.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences, Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Historical Inquiry

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Curriculum History, Comparative Curriculum


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