Summaries of Research: Curriculum models and curriculum policy

Here you will find summaries of research papers that relate to curriculum policy and curriculum models appropriate for young children. Each summary is worded to be reader-friendly, and covers no more than one side of A4.

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Early Language Learning in Europe
Enever, J. (Ed., 2011)
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international study; 1,400 children
policy and implementation
attitude and language proficiency

Languages and language learning at Key Stage 2 – a longitudinal study
Cable, C., Driscoll, P., Mitchell, R., Sing, S., Cremin, T., Earl, J., Eyres, I., Holmes, B., Martin, C. and Heins, B. (2010).
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ages 7 to 11
three-year government-commissioned study (2007-2010)
overview of language provision and teaching