Right now there is plenty of debate about the way schools are conducting education. Delivery of the curriculum – and specifically the knowledge versus skills debate – is constantly at the centre of this discourse.
The argument is not about whether facts or skills are more important. Children need to learn a certain amount of facts and they also need to develop their skills. The real battle is actually an ideological dialectic on how learning is changing in the digital age.
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