What do we mean by curriculum?
- How the way we use computers has changed
- Reviewing the factors that influence curriculum design and delivery
Principles for curriculum provision
- To satisfy the curriculum without jeopardising learner development
- To deliver and develop your curriculum
Curriculum analysis and development
What factors influence the curriculum, and what impact does this have on your work as a teacher? Through this chapter we discuss the constantly changing organism of the curriculum, exploring its purpose, its design and how it is regulated.
To form a better understanding of curriculum planning and development Neary writes for experienced and student teachers seeking teaching and training qualifications, this text encourages the user to learn through doing:
Neary, M. (2002) Curriculum Studies in Post-compulsory and Adult Education: A Study Guide for Teachers and Student Teachers. Cheltenham. Nelson Thornes.
Diagrams and figures
- Figure 9.1 Depicting many of the factors which contribute to curriculum development
- Figure 9.2 How factors influencing curriculum design and delivery have shaped the teaching and learning in adult literacy and numeracy in England from the 1970s until 2010
- Figure 9.3 Education: the interaction of knowledge, development and curriculum
- Figure 9.4 A comparison of educational aims across sectors
- Figure 9.5 The four capacities of Scotland’s Curriculum for Excellence
- Figure 9.6 The supple learning mind (from Claxton et al., 2011)