Consolidation of Science Education in Ethnically Divided Postwar Bosnia and Hercegovina

Andrej Šorgo, Mate Živković


APA 6th edition
Šorgo, A., & Živković, M. (2015). Consolidation of Science Education in Ethnically Divided Postwar Bosnia and Hercegovina. European Journal of Educational Research, 4(2), 77-80. doi:10.12973/eu-jer.4.2.77

Harvard
Šorgo A., and Živković M. 2015 'Consolidation of Science Education in Ethnically Divided Postwar Bosnia and Hercegovina', European Journal of Educational Research , vol. 4, no. 2, pp. 77-80. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.12973/eu-jer.4.2.77

Chicago 16th edition
Šorgo, Andrej and Živković, Mate . "Consolidation of Science Education in Ethnically Divided Postwar Bosnia and Hercegovina". (2015)European Journal of Educational Research 4, no. 2(2015): 77-80. doi:10.12973/eu-jer.4.2.77

Abstract

Because of war and civil war on the territory of Bosnia and Herzegovina, education in ethnically divided country has become fragmented. Because of postwar divisions thirteen different ministries of education or similar bodies are responsible for education, resulting in inefficiency and low quality. To overcome differences, a committee of experts has prepared an outcome-based common core curriculum for science education from preschool to the upper secondary school level. Since the working group comprised representatives from all major entities, ethnic and religious groups, and school levels, as well as teachers from Biology, Chemistry, Geography and Physics, a positive outcome for the consolidation of science education can be expected.

Keywords: Consolidation, science education, Bosnia and Herzegovina


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