Reinventing the Curriculum: New Trends in Curriculum Policy by Mark Priestley,Gert Biesta

By Mark Priestley,Gert Biesta

Scotland's Curriculum for Excellence deals an instance of a unique method of nationwide curriculum improvement. It combines what are claimed to be the easiest positive aspects of top-down and bottom-up techniques to curriculum improvement, and gives a sign of the huge traits that faculty schooling should still advertise instead of a close description of curriculum content material. Advocates of the strategy argue that it offers critical counsel for faculties and keeps nationwide criteria while while permitting colleges and lecturers the pliability to take account of neighborhood wishes whilst designing programmes of schooling. Reinventing the Curriculum uses Scotland's Curriculum for Excellence as a wealthy case examine, analysing the strengths and weaknesses of this method of curriculum layout and improvement, and exploring the results for curriculum making plans and improvement round the world.

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