The Comparative of Curriculum Reform between Taiwan and Macao
In recent years, both Taiwan and Macau have started to enforce curriculum reforms. This study sets out to compare the two curriculum reforms from the perspectives of their origins, organizations, stakeholders, as well as how knowledge is reconstructed in these two contexts. The document analysis method is adopted as the main research method. The research results show that the curriculum reforms in Taiwan and Macao differ greatly in terms of its origin, while they share some similarities in the organizations and stakeholders involved. As for the reconstruction of knowledge, Taiwan and Macao has its own characteristics. This study further provides implications that different stakeholders should be taken into consideration in the process of curriculum reform and opening and transparent procedures for conducting the reform are also needed. In addition, curriculum design is supposed to emphasize diversity and balance, while the scheduling of class hour can bear more flexibility.
|關鍵詞||比較教育、臺灣、課程改革、澳門、comparative education、Taiwan、curriculum reform、Macao|