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.

Introduction

Introduction

The teacher is no longer merely ‘the-one-who-teaches’, but one who is him/herself in dialogue with the students, who in turn while being taught also teaches. They then become jointly responsible for a process in which all grow. (Paulo Freire, 1970)

This book addresses designing, developing, reviewing and using a national school ...

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