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.

Balancing Raising Standards with a Well-designed and Broad Curriculum

Balancing Raising Standards with a Well-designed and Broad Curriculum

Chapter summary

The tensions between the intention of a ‘broad and balanced’ curriculum and the conflicting pressures of a political rather than educational ...

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