Curriculum Research in the Netherlands

W.L. Wardekker, M.L.L. Volman, J. Terwel

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This chapter examines the curriculum research in the Netherlands. The conditions influencing the curriculum field are described, along with the struggle for a common curriculum in the Netherlands. The waves of curriculum theory are presented and illustrated by the case of mathematics. Finally, the reception of Vygotsky’s legacy in the Netherlands is decribed. The authors noted that curriculum theory and research in the Netherlands have always been internationally oriented.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationInternational Handbook of Curriculum Research 2nd Edition
EditorsW.F. Pinar
Place of PublicationNew York and London
PublisherRoutledge Taylor & Francis Group
Number of pages11
ISBN (Print)9780203831694
Publication statusPublished - 2014


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