This book provides an accessible overview of the key issues surrounding the curriculum for all those working towards QTLS. Curriculum shapes the programs that are taught, dictates which students can have access to courses and lies at the heart of what teachers and trainers actually do. Examples and case studies throughout the book demonstrate these issues within working FE colleges, adult education centers and work-based learning contexts. It also offers succinct summaries of key theories and debates relating to the curriculum. This fully revised edition reflects the latest policies and thinking and now includes a glossary of useful terms. Key Features • Explains complex issues in clear and accessible language • Relates to a core component of most QTLS programs • Authentic case studies from a range of contexts • Promotes critical reflection on debates surrounding the curriculum

Curriculum, Learning and Knowledge

Curriculum, learning and knowledge

By the End of this Chapter you should

  • have a developing understanding of different theoretical frameworks related to knowledge;
  • be able to start applying these knowledge models to curriculum theory.

Professional Standards

This chapter relates to the following Professional Standards:

Professional Values:

DS 1 Planning to promote equality, support diversity and to meet the aims and learning needs of learners.

DS 2 Learner participation in the planning of learning.

Professional Knowledge and Understanding:

DK 2.1 The importance of including learners in the planning process.

Professional Practice:

DP 1.1 Plan coherent and inclusive learning programmes that meet learners’ needs and curriculum requirements, promote equality and engage with diversity effectively.

This chapter will allow you to work towards the following elements of the LLUK Minimum Core:

Language and Literacy – Personal Language ...

  • Loading...
locked icon

Sign in to access this content

Get a 30 day FREE TRIAL

  • Watch videos from a variety of sources bringing classroom topics to life
  • Read modern, diverse business cases
  • Explore hundreds of books and reference titles