Details the strengths, weaknesses and controversies around the concepts in curriculum, including curriculum planning and development, curriculum management, teaching perspectives, collaborative involvement in curriculum, and curriculum ideology. This book is of interest to those involved in curriculum planning and students training to be teachers.
Part 1: Introduction 1.What is Curriculum 2. Introducing Key Concepts Part 2: Curriculum Planning and Development 3. Using Curriculum Models as a 'Planning Tool' 4. Curriculum Frameworks 5. Objectives, Learning Outcomes and Standards 6. Selecting and Organising Teaching and Learning Modes 7. Assessment, Grading and Reporting 8. Curriculum Implementation Part 3: Curriculum Management 9. Innovation and Planned Change 10. Leadership and Management and the School Head / Principal 11. School-Based Curriculum Development 12. School Evaluations / Reviews 13. Curriculum Reform Part 4: Teaching Perspectives 14. Learning Environments 15. Teacher Appraisal Part 5: Collaborative Involvement in Curriculum 16. Decision-Makers, Stakeholders and Influences 17. Teachers as Researchers: Action Research and Lesson Study 18. Parent -- Teacher Participation Part 6: Curriculum Ideology 19. Curriculum Theorizing 20. Gender, Sexuality and the Curriculum 21. Postmodernism and the Curriculum