Modernising the Classics
A Study in Curriculum Development
Martin Forrest is Principal Lecturer in the Faculty of Education, University of the West of England, Bristol. He is also the Deputy Director of the Cambridge School Classics Project.
• Classics teaching unreformed • Crisis and response • The origins of the Cambridge School Classics Project • The project's first year - an agenda for change • "Quid novi"? - a prototype Latin course • A classical studies foundation course • The Cambridge School Classics Project in a period of educational change; publication, dissemination and consolidation 1970-1974 • The "Cambridge Latin Course" under review: classical studies and developments in Bristol • The realities of curriculum change • Classics in the 1980s • The Education Reform Act 1988 • The achievement of the Cambridge School Classics Project • Appendix 1 - schedule of project publications • Appendix 2 - key events relevant to the origins and early history of the Cambridge School Classics Project • Appendix 3 -"dramatis personae"
Thorough research and extensive reference to archival sources have resulted in a clear and interesting account of how the teaching of Latin has changed and why.
Size: 229 x 148 mm
Publication: March 1, 1996