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A grab bag of information on various topics, including current research projects and new periodicals.

Author(s): ACER

This issue of Research Briefs includes a summary of a report published by the Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER) in April 1974. Many New Zealand teachers will be familiar with...

Author(s): NZCER

The books used to teach children to read in New Zealand schools present a narrowed view of reality which may be harmful to girls. This is the general finding of an inquiry completed earlier this...

Author(s): Schools Council

The Schools Council for Curriculum and Examinations is an independent body with a majority of teacher members. Its purpose is to undertake in England and Wales research and development work in...

Author(s): NZCER

Covers information on three topics: "Human development and relationships in the school curriculum", "Moral education in Ontario" and "Twenty years after—a long-term follow-up of the 1955 cohort...

Author(s): Gillian Crampton Smith

Comic strip on the topic of sex education.

"Harry and I had been very much in love for some time but one day something happened which changed our whole lives ..."

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Author(s): NZCER

This review looks at the way one aspect of a child's approach to right and wrong, namely, his moral thinking or judgement, varies as he gets older. Moral development here is viewed mainly from...

Author(s): NZCER

Moral education means different things to different people. To those of us who have worked on this Moral Education Project, moral education is concerned with how people actually live, how their...

Author(s): NZCER

A set of stories and discussion pieces related to moral development.

Author(s): NZCER

Education may be viewed, simply, as a deliberate attempt to change aspects of the learner's behaviour—his knowledge, skills, and attitudes in some desirable way. Educational evaluation may be...