Professor Michael Young’s work has been widely cited as a key reference for Knowledge Rich Curriculum and Memory brigade. He is not happy about it according to a new TES article(link).
Interestingly, his “powerful knowledge” perspective was emerged from his South African experience. In this article he shares his experience which might be interesting as a co-read-along with the following video by Ghana’s Education minister in which he says;
“You cannot memorize your way out of poverty”