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1 THE SCHOOL CURRICULUM Graham Haydon From: Learning to Teach in the Secondary School 5th edition, Routledge © 2009 UNIT 7.2

2 At the end of this unit you should be able to: distinguish a number of different conceptions of the curriculum discuss ways in which the curriculum may or may not help to realise educational aims see why the content of the curriculum, even if often taken for granted, is potentially controversial discuss the place of your particular teaching subject within the broader curriculum. From: Learning to Teach in the Secondary School 5th edition, Routledge © 2009 OBJECTIVES

3 CONTENT The curriculum in general and within particular subjects The formal curriculum The informal curriculum and the hidden curriculum Curriculum as a selection from culture Relating curriculum to aims From: Learning to Teach in the Secondary School 5th edition, Routledge © 2009

4 To explore this material further, read: Haydon, G. (2009) ‘The school curriculum’, in S. Capel, M. Leask and T. Turner (eds) Learning to Teach in the Secondary School: A Companion to School Experience, 5th edn, London: Routledge. From: Learning to Teach in the Secondary School 5th edition, Routledge © 2009 FURTHER INFORMATION

5 Aldrich, R. and White, J. (1998) The National Curriculum beyond 2000: The QCA and the Aims of Education, London: Institute of Education. Lawton, D. (1996) Beyond the National Curriculum: Teacher Professionalism and Empowerment, Sevenoaks: Hodder and Stoughton. White, J. (ed.) (2004) Rethinking the School Curriculum: Values, Aims and Purposes, London: Routledge Falmer. From: Learning to Teach in the Secondary School 5th edition, Routledge © 2009 FURTHER READING


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