Curriculum and curriculum issues are at the heart of current debates about schooling, pedagogy and learning. This book will enable practitioners, scholars and academics to understand how to re-design or to suggest changes to curriculum structure, shape and content. Grounded in theory and philosophy, the book also offers practical help in grasping this controversial area. Inside, the authors: • provide practical planning templates • support and provoke analysis, discussion and experimentation • include definitions of key terms and reflective questions • incorporate practical examples and case material based on their work worldwide on curriculum design and evaluation.
Chapter 2: Developing a National Curriculum: Consultation
Developing a National Curriculum: Consultation
A description and critique of the research project which supplied the national consultation data for the Curriculum 2000 revisions.
In 1997 the author (Bill Boyle) was contracted (subsequent to open competitive tendering, already an experienced Director/Principal Researcher ...