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Creation of a global individual through the curriculum Three strategic priorities of the ministry Focus on the schools, Reform the Ministry, Involve the Ministry
Curriculum development process Design Culture Tradition Market Implementation Methods Resources schedule Evaluation Continuous terminal
Environmental influences Principal VP Head of Dept Teacher Senior teacher Academic VP Dean Form teacher School Board Parents
Six essential learning outcomes Eight Core subject areas English, Spanish, Maths, Science,Social studies,Vapa,Physical Education,Technology Education Aesthetic expression Technological competence Citizenship Communication Problem solving Personal development
Examining bodies Focus on CERTIFICATION High stakes testing CXC Caribbean Examinations Council Forms four-five NCSE National Certificate Of Secondary Education Forms 1-3, 4-5 CAPE Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examination Form 6 NEC Form 5 (National Examinations Council)
Evaluation and Assessment Tests, Standardised, Teacher made, Commercial Measurement Reliability,validity Assessment Grades, scores, marks etc Evaluation Certification
Technological competence Locate, adapt, create and share information using a variety of sources and technologies Locate Create Adapt
Rubric Locate information Adapt information Share information efficientcapablewillingslowunable
Communication—Present information and instructions clearly, logically, concisely and accurately for a variety of audiences Safety rules Hard hat Steel boots All personnel No smoking Hours 6 am to 6pm
Problem solving Acquire, process and interpret information critically to make informed decisions Acquire, process, interpret Critical decision making coppersulphurgold metalSolidmetal Which is a good conductor of electricity? Design an experiment to prove which is the best conductor? What are the processing and interpretation skills required to accomplish such an assignment?
Challenges of the teaching Learning environment Teaching Environment Research base for world of work—Technological competence Hands –on experience for WOW—technological competence Critical thinking experiences— communication and personal development competences. Learning Environment Capacity for linkages /integration among subject areas---Multi disciplinary /thematic Communication and Problem solving competences Timing/informed research for practicum periods---data driven---personal development competence. Relationships among industry and education---citizenship and esthetic expression.
Linguistic/Interpersonal Mathematical/spatial Teacher-student conference reports Peer group reports—poster displa y Cooperative learning projects Documentation of projects – community service Written descriptions of investigations Reading skills checklists Rough notes from computations Brainteasers solved-samples Story board of science projects Three dimensional mockups Diagrams, flow charts, mind maps, sketches Samples of visual-spatial puzzles solved. Multiple intelligences---challenge of the teaching environment
Business subjects Science/ Humanities Tech-voc Mixed Languages
Summary Curriculum process Competences Evaluation Instruction