Comparative Study on Curriculum Guidebook of Kindergarten

  •  Zhaohao Nian    


With the global emphasis on early childhood education, more and more countries put early childhood education as a strategic position for comprehensive national development. The kindergarten curriculum guidebook is the primary resources for the daily teaching in kindergartens, ensuring the effectiveness and regulatory in kindergarten teaching. Therefore, it is crucial to learn how to analyze and evaluate the kindergarten curriculum guidebook and make education more scientific and comprehensive. From an international comparative perspective, this study selected two sets of kindergarten guidebooks between China and South Korea have carried on the comparative analysis and study from five aspects: the guiding ideology, frame structure, general goal, educational contents, and implementation characteristic (Crossley & Watson, 2003). The results provide kindergarten educators a reference to reflect on the focus of the domestic kindergarten curriculum’s educational content and the country’s current educational problems and try to find possible causes or solutions from international comparisons.

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