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Many developing countries have adopted the learner centered approach to be employed during the teaching and learning process. The purpose was to implement the educational practices guided by the learner centered approach to improve teaching, learning, and performance of students. This paper discusses the development of various educational programs that are guiding educational practices in Tanzania. It describes the aims of these programs in supporting the educational provision. The execution of the learner centered approach encounters various challenges. The observation indicates challenges that have been affecting teachers, students, and the system of education. In addition, this paper explains the educational transfer and borrowing of educational programs from overseas. It describes the instructions and suggestions on how to make a quality curriculum and its implementation. It ends by presenting the suggestions of educators on how to improve the implementation of the learner centered approach in the Tanzanian context.


Implementation Constructivist theory Learner centered approach Educational practices

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Rwegasha Ishemo 2021. Progress of the Implementation of the Learner Centered Approach in Tanzania. International Journal on Integrated Education. 4, 4 (Apr. 2021), 55-72. DOI:


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