Volume 2- Concepts and Theoretical Frameworks
Chapter 7: Postcolonial curriculum concepts
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POSTCOLONIAL CURRICULUM CONCEPTS
Postcolonialism, in the interstices of curriculum theory, is a crucial area of study for students interested in issues of colonialism, racism, and the ways in which education has been complicit with colonial aspirations. After studying postcolonialism students might begin to wonder about issues around the canon and tradition. The ideas of canon formation and tradition are political. Whose knowledge is of most worth? Out of what tradition is our knowledge born? What does this tradition mean? Whose tradition do students inherit and why? These are political questions.
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