What we (do not) teach children

Čemu (ne) učimo djecuThe material represents an analysis of the content of the textbooks of the national group of subjects in elementary schools – geography, history, mother tongue and religion.
The content that relates to the analysis of history textbooks is at 153-218.
Textbooks in BiH continue to play a central role in the teaching process. They represent a body of knowledge that students need to adopt. BiH is undergoing education reform. The process of nine-year elementary education was introduced throughout the country and new generations of textbooks were issued.

The research that has been carried out determines to what extent these new textbooks for the teaching of history are in line with contemporary principles, such as interculturality, universal values and human rights, integrated learning and the teaching and development of critical thinking. 20 textbooks were analyzed, containing 665 lessons.

Availability: Andrea Soldo et al., Education in BiH:
What we (do not) teach children. Analysis of the contents of the textbooks of the national group of subjects in elementary schools. Fund for Open Society BiH, 2017, Sarajevo.

Language: Bosnian

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