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.

Curriculum and Assessment

Curriculum and Assessment

Chapter summary

Assessment of the teaching and learning within a taught national curriculum programme should enable analysis of effective progression of pupils; once the political imperative seizes the assessment system, the curriculum becomes meaningless.

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