|Module Title||UNDERSTANDING A NATIONAL CURRICULUM|
|Co-ordinator||Professor Richard Daugherty|
|Course delivery||Lecture||10 Hours 10 two hour sessions, each incorporating lecture, seminar and student presentations (plus reading week)|
|Assessment||Presentation||Short (1500 words) written task leading to oral presentation|
|Resit assessment||Submission of an assignment as above if any assignment has been failed or not submitted.|
This module focuses on the National Curriculum of England and Wales, but wider issues about the design and implementation of a school curriculum in any national context will also be explored. The module will illustrate how the broad principles of curriculum design are modified when other considerations are brought to bear on the process of planning and introducing a state-approved curriculum.
The lectures are based on the following topics:
The tutorials provide opportunities for students to discuss and explore themes from the lectures.