Towards a new primary curriculum for South Africa
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Towards a new primary curriculum for South Africa the main report of the Threshold 2 Project by C. A. Macdonald

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Published by Human Sciences Research Council, Thorold"s Africana Books [distributor] in Pretoria, Johannesburg .
Written in English



  • South Africa.


  • Education -- Curricula -- South Africa.,
  • Education, Elementary -- Curricula -- South Africa.,
  • Curriculum planning -- South Africa.,
  • Education and state -- South Africa.

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Edition Notes

StatementC.A. Macdonald.
SeriesReport ED ;, 22
ContributionsThreshold 2 Project (South Africa)
LC ClassificationsLB1564.S65 M33 1993
The Physical Object
Pagination155 p. :
Number of Pages155
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL885576M
ISBN 100796915520
LC Control Number95174225

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