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.

Assessment and Testing

Assessment and Testing

Chapter summary

Assessment paradigms and their implications for teaching and learning.

Assessment is synonymous with testing … [and] … testing success is the main driver for the models of pupildom available. (Hall et al., 2004)

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