9. Curriculum

What do we mean by curriculum?

Principles for curriculum provision

Curriculum analysis and development

Subject knowledge


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.

Research Briefings

Diagrams and figures