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LEARNING DISPOSITIONS and KEY COMPETENCIES: a new curriculum continuity across the sectors?

Margaret Carr

The introduction this year of the draft key competencies (paralleling the five strands of Te Whāriki) brings an exciting new development to the early childhood as well as the primary and secondary sectors. This article discusses learning dispositions and their relation to the key competencies, and suggests three ways in which a new continuity might be forged between early childhood and primary school curricula when the proposed key competencies are put into place.

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