Making the case for a school curriculum that prepares for real-world challenges

Education researchers from the Universities of Cambridge and Edinburgh have shown that there is a compelling case for a drastic shake-up of the school curriculum so that arts and sciences ‘teach together’ around real-world problems. As part of their research, they worked with primary school children and their teachers in Aberdeen. Pupils showed a deepened understanding of issues like food production and natural resource management when they were given the opportunity to take responsibility for a small piece of land in their school.

Added 22 November 2022