The development of technology education internationally
Jones, A. (2009). The development of technolgy education internationally. In A. Jones, & M. de Vries (eds.), International handbook of Research and Development in Technology Education (pp. 13-16). Rotterdam: Sense Publishers.
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The development of technology education within countries and regions is set within the historical, cultural, and political environment. Curriculum, teacher education, and in fact educational research do not sit in isolation from these. Each of the chapters in this section sets out the context for technology education in its respective country and provides a historical and political analysis of the development of technology education as a field of development. The history of technology education is a long one if we consider its development back to the days of craft, and in this section many of the chapters trace the journey from craft through to much broader notions of technology and technological literacy.
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