Is there a word or phrase that covers all subjects of the basic educational subjects (i.e. math, reading, science, writing, history)? I know of the “Three Rs”, but I’m looking for something more formal. Here’s the context, if that helps:
To this day, many societies continue to believe that education should be based around _____.
How about the phrase Core Curriculum?
“A core curriculum is a curriculum, or course of study, which is deemed central and usually made mandatory for all students of a school or school system.”