Education | VOL. 16, ISSUE 95, March-April 2016

Place of Geography in School Curriculum

Geography is an important school subject. However, considerable ambiguities persist in its exact position within academia. As an inclusive discipline, the content of geography is derived from various subjects in the sciences, social sciences and humanities. This is equally true about the geography syllabus in schools as well. As a result, geography is still dogged by questions of how the discipline is to be categorised; whether in the natural or the social sciences (Bhog et al., 2012). The subject, hence,...

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