A case study on the development of kindergarten multicultural curriculum resources – kindergarten A in the Tujia Region, Southeast of Chong Qing
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The multicultural curriculum is an important part of multicultural education and inevitably a choice for preschool education in the minority areas of China. Focusing on the development of multicultural curriculum resources in the minority areas, this study focuses on a kindergarten in Tujia to investigate and analyze multicultural curriculum resources development by using multiple methods: documentation analysis, interview, observation and so on. Generally, the research found that the orientation of the curriculum exploration goals is undefined, while the selection of curriculum development content and approaches to curriculum exploration are unitary. Meanwhile, based on interpretative understandings in case study and relevant theory, this article reflects the condition of the kindergarten multicultural curriculum in our minority areas concerning content selection and approaches to curriculum development, and proposes some ideas for setting up a multicultural project. Clarifying goals setting, enriching curriculum exploration of content, as well as expanding approaches to curriculum exploration, are also proposed in this thesis.
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