United Republic of Tanzania, The. - République-Unie de Tanzanie


Institution Name: Institute of Curriculum Development; ICD.
Address: P.O. Box 35094. Dar Es Salaam. Tel: (255-51) 72765.
Country: United Republic of Tanzania, The. République-Unie de Tanzanie.
Contact: Director.
Geographical Coverage: national
Staff: 170; PROFESSIONALS: 70.
Working Languages: English; French
Activities Undertaken: biology education; chemistry education; physics education; integrated curriculum; mathematics education; general technical education; health education; training; educational materials; school industry relationship; rural areas; womens education; teaching guides.
Groups Covered: primary education; secondary education; post secondary education; teachers pre-service; teachers in-service; technicians; youth out-of-school; researchers; education policy planners; teachers associations
Publications: Text books and Teacher's Guides in all subjects (Pre-school, Primary, Secondary ('O' & 'A' level)
Periodicals: Tanzania Education Journal; Studies in Curriculum Development; Eastern and Southern Africa Curriculum Organization Journal; Kunguru (Kiswahili magazine on Environment)
Organization of Meetings: local; national; regional; international
Additional Information: Improvement of primary science; introduction of unified science and technology in secondary schools and teachers' college; introduction of computer science course at secondary school level; vocationalization of primary school curricula; introduction of special curricula for talented students in maths, science; exchange visits and lectureship. International co-operation in improving content and teaching methods in primary science, (integrated science, technology education, vocationalisation of the curriculum, computer science); educational technology; twining with other institutions of education (curriculum development).