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By Ciaran Sugrue

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163) Studies will be necessary, he concludes, which enable teachers to ‘submit their practices to critical scrutiny’ so that ‘deeper understanding’ of actual practice can ‘underlie what all teachers do’ (Bennett, 1976, p. 163). The HMI Report (DES, 1978, p. 125) draws a remarkably similar conclusion when it states that ‘the only sure way forward’ is ‘a slow but steady build up from the points of strength of individual teachers’. These conclusions implicity recognize that it is necessary to move beyond the rigidities of grand narratives to a postmodern perspective that seeks to accommodate complexity and diversity while according greater recognition to, and acknowledgment of, practitioners’ voices and the contexts of their work.

12) and the Report of the Review Body on the Primary Curriculum (Ireland, 1990a, p. 16) quote the same lines from The Primary Teacher’s Handbooks as reproduced here, to indicate that the principle of activity and discovery was implicit in the child-centred policy originally advocated in 1971. The Survey Report states that the principle to which this rhetoric gives rise is that ‘activity and discovery should be used’ (p. 12). Forman and Twomey Fosnot (1982, p. 186) contrast constructivism with ‘naive realism’ and argue the latter ‘assumes that knowledge is a direct product of making better mental copies of an external world’, while ‘constructivism assumes that we have no direct accessibility to an external world and therefore have to construct representations that have more to do with the act of knowing than they do with the external object per se’.

Campbell’s summary of the HMI report’s implications can be extended to embrace the others. He concludes that primary practitioners ‘had not implemented Plowden’s policies…and…[were] reducing what little there had been’ (1985, p. 28). The studies reveal that exclusive interpretations of the progressive grand narrative were no longer an adequate means of explaining the complexities of classroom life: a more januform and more complex, rather than cycloptic, perspective on teaching was emerging as a necessity.

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