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Future Prospects for Geographical Education in Slovenia

Author(s): Tatjana RESNIK PLANINC

Journal: Review of International Geographical Education Online
ISSN 2146-0353

Volume: 1;
Issue: 1;
Start page: 41;
Date: 2011;
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Keywords: Didactics of geography | geographical education in Slovenia | competencies | curriculum | geography teacher

This paper deals with future prospects for geographical education in Slovenia, with special emphasis on the development and aims of the didactics of geography. The author discusses the past development of geographical curricula and of competencies of geography teachers, and the education of future teachers of the subject in Slovenia. Her ideas are based on the nature, purpose and context of geographical education, with an emphasis on lifelong learning, internationally comparable education and work-based learning, due to their relevance for a rapidly changing world of new opportunities.

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