PROSPECTS

, Volume 43, Issue 4, pp 461–472 | Cite as

The situations bank, a tool for curriculum design focused on daily realities: The case of the reform in Niger

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Abstract

In the context of the curriculum reform in Niger, the authors describe the process of developing a situations bank which focusses on everyday life situations in Niger. The bank plays a central role in the formulation of new study programmes guided by the so-called “situated” approach. The authors also describe various issues that arose throughout the process.

Keywords

Competency-based approach Situated approach Situations bank Niger Curriculum reform 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Université du Québec à MontréalMontrealCanada

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