Meaning of CURRICULUM in English

CURRICULUM

noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

a broad curriculum (= one that includes a range of subjects )

Students are encouraged to follow a broad curriculum in the first year.

curriculum vitae

National Curriculum

the school curriculum

Head teachers were asked to incorporate road safety education in the school curriculum.

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ ADJECTIVE

broad

All these strategies have the potential to involve all pupils in mathematical challenge, enabling them to engage in a broader curriculum .

They called for a broader curriculum in a survey that revealed that 14 percent believe bank loans are interest-free.

More staff may mean a broader curriculum .

hidden

Do schools pay sufficient attention to the match between the taught health education curriculum and the hidden curriculum of the school ethos?

Second, because its hidden curriculum can be just as undermining to our real intentions as that of the former withdrawal system.

The interaction of the elements in figure 5.1 will determine the outcomes of both the stated and the hidden curriculum .

In addition values and attitudes are considered since they are apparent in both the formal and hidden curriculum .

In consequence, these objectives have been relegated, in many cases, to the hidden curriculum and pastoral concerns.

national

The inventors of the national curriculum seemed not to have thought about how it would be funded, he claimed.

Subject staff were asked about the resources available for national curriculum work.

The second way in which national guidelines for curriculum policy have emerged is through conferences, reviews or national commissions.

The moratorium on national curriculum change gives a small opportunity for professional development courses to grow.

Not all subjects are changing at the same pace although the national curriculum will in time no doubt reach some kind of consistency.

It seems sensible for the inspectorate to maintain that national curriculum .

There are certain characteristics that any national curriculum should have.

He would have liked the science national curriculum .

new

Also the day-to-day work of schools and the task of assessing pupils assumed a higher importance than the development of new curriculum .

The coordinators are all experienced teachers who are responsible for working with their colleagues to develop new curriculum and programs.

With the advent of the new national curriculum , these materials should be in use in every science classroom.

The new history curriculum for the senior forms poses difficult problems.

Working with industry, educators designed a new curriculum that was co-taught by a team of academic and occupational teachers.

Most of the time the new national curriculum will itself prevent controversy arising.

Why will the social sciences not figure more largely in the new curriculum for the 21st century?

official

The effect of this system on both the official and actual curriculum in schools is examined in later chapters.

We commonly and erroneously assume the syllabus document to be the core of any official curriculum in schools.

It is only one of a number of instruments which express the official curriculum .

To the average teacher in the average school the official curriculum plan is unattainable.

Clearly all these structural changes are vital determinants of the official curriculum .

primary

Such a policy adds an entirely new dimension to the primary school curriculum and its planning.

They are instruments for national survival and should be woven into the whole fabric of the primary school curriculum .

All too often headmasters, teachers and parents are ill-informed about intended changes in primary curriculum programmes.

A small primary curriculum steering committee, perhaps.

This chapter will attempt to analyse some of the possibilities for the teaching of information skills in the primary school curriculum .

He then goes on to outline some examples for the primary school curriculum .

As: The primary mathematics curriculum was arithmetic.

undergraduate

The undergraduate curriculum could be otherwise.

However, Figure 2.1 does seem to clarify several aspects of the undergraduate curriculum at a more practical level.

These changes are reflected in an evolving undergraduate curriculum .

Philosophy, in the undergraduate curriculum , can be regarded in two ways.

There are thus general if disputed boundaries to the undergraduate curriculum as currently conceived.

Subsequent centuries brought more layers of thought and tradition to ideas about the undergraduate curriculum .

It is simply undesirable for there to be a direct transfer of research findings into the curriculum , particularly the undergraduate curriculum.

The language for talking about the undergraduate curriculum already exists; it is a matter of using it.

whole

Religious Education should provide the context for and substantially influence the whole school curriculum .

This process continues in secondary school, where oral communication remains an essential part in the learning process across the whole curriculum .

His Technique became fundamental to the whole school curriculum .

Numerous visits both to the school and out to the partners are taking place across the whole curriculum .

The general lack of attention to whole curriculum issues has resulted in what Becher and Maclure call fragmentation.

A substantial section of the report is devoted to the curriculum as a whole and to whole curriculum planning.

This it did in terms of the effect on the whole curriculum , and on individual subjects.

In 1983 the whole curriculum for pupils aged 12-16 was reviewed through the production of two important documents.

■ NOUN

area

The norm, as we have noted, was for different groups to be working in different curriculum areas simultaneously.

The reflective process often involves work in other curriculum areas , be it discussion, writing, artwork, computer programming.

Many of the practical examples given in this book contain reference to work in other curriculum areas .

The following brief notes are indications as to how one might use drama both to stimulate and support work in specific curriculum areas .

Drama can be a powerful force for motivating and enhancing work in every curriculum area .

The questions are divided into curriculum areas .

Although the work began life as a historical project, it involved work in most curriculum areas .

change

In some degree, all these processes take place wherever a curriculum changes .

But how much real curriculum change has there been this century?

Now sadder but wiser, we are prepared to admit that the implementation of curriculum change is a complicated business.

The moratorium on national curriculum change gives a small opportunity for professional development courses to grow.

By contrast, the norm for curriculum change is for it to occur piecemeal and gradually over long periods.

Certainly owing to curriculum changes and other factors the numbers are small.

This is the dichotomy that must be used to form a framework within which any curriculum change must be placed.

The project is therefore also an exercise in the development of teaching techniques and curriculum change .

content

It sought continually to encourage teachers to reevaluate classroom practice - both in curriculum content and methodology.

Stressing the individuality of the school is vital, particularly now that the National Curriculum gives a uniformity to curriculum content .

The document was divided into sections concerning curriculum content , overlap, teaching methods, relevance, and evaluation.

I believe that the focus of attention is shifting from curriculum content to how best to teach science.

How many items were there that centred on curriculum content and administration matters and how many focussed on individuals?

The first consisted of an analysis of curriculum content and teaching methods conducted by questionnaire.

core

New elements will ease their way into the core curriculum .

But it is not a core curriculum like that being touted by test-and-measure statehouse reformers.

Once in the classroom the teacher is restricted by the core curriculum and general workload and lack of equipment.

Every student must pass through an extensive core curriculum , including courses such as World Humanities 101.

This could be construed as a tailor-made curriculum , which can not be developed into a generic or core curriculum.

But some professors say library purchases have been cut and they have not been given the promised resources for the core curriculum .

And it was certainly an improvement on my thoughts about the core curriculum .

In schools that expect all students to take a core curriculum , students achieve more.

development

However, although the director had talked about curriculum development the emphasis was very much on the accountability dimension.

There were nation-wide curriculum development projects in language, play, and early mathematics which involved thousands of teachers.

We suggest that curriculum development groups should not be responsible for the distribution and support of software at this level.

Accordingly, curriculum development involves specifying educational goals and selecting appropriate learning contexts in which those goals can be pursued.

Teacher research is seen as a powerful means of bringing about effective curriculum development and promoting children's learning.

As with all curriculum development there are many questions to be raised and pitfalls to try to avoid.

material

This is in spite of the existence of clearly articulated curriculum materials and guidelines.

Into this category I put such obvious improvements as eliminating sexism from textbooks, other curriculum materials and examinations.

Hence, subject and support teachers will need to develop expertise in modifying curriculum materials and managing behaviour problems.

mathematics

I often ask to see rough work from other areas of the mathematics curriculum .

We are long overdue for a complete overhaul of the mathematics curriculum at all levels.

The principles of design which emerge from this development will be available for application to further areas of the mathematics curriculum .

The mathematics curriculum is much broader now than it was at the time of the 11+.

At Thomas Buxton school developing our mathematics curriculum is a continuing process.

It is against this background that we turn to the mathematics curriculum and ask what mathematics is relevant to real life.

As: The primary mathematics curriculum was arithmetic.

planning

Again there is a considerable literature on the use of aims and objectives in curriculum planning that casts doubts on its efficacy.

The arguments for and against this approach to curriculum planning and evaluation are well documented elsewhere.

Most important is discussion of curriculum planning and curriculum carrying-out by you and your governing body.

Before asking whether others should be involved, however, it is worth asking if teachers are presently involved in curriculum planning .

In two other respects certain Institutes developed important machinery for curriculum planning .

They are all part of that continuing process of gaining experience in rational curriculum planning which forms the theme of this book.

The international evidence of teacher involvement in curriculum planning indicates little possibility for ordinary teachers.

This is easy for lecturers to forget in the concern with syllabuses, materials and all the paperwork that curriculum planning involves.

policy

The second way in which national guidelines for curriculum policy have emerged is through conferences, reviews or national commissions.

For many years there was no whole-school curriculum policy at Sutton.

Thus subject departments and individual teachers are to be involved in forming curriculum policies rather than having rights over such policies.

The Authority's curriculum policies produced various responses from heads and teachers.

These aims were to be used as a checklist to test curriculum policies .

Again LEAs were requested to draw up curriculum policies and schools were expected to set out their aims in writing.

school

Such a policy adds an entirely new dimension to the primary school curriculum and its planning.

So things have changed, and the change is reflected, as Snow would have wished, in the school curriculum .

Religious Education should provide the context for and substantially influence the whole school curriculum .

It also provides opportunities for pupils to develop vital skills and learning strategies that can be applied across the school curriculum .

The guiding assumption was that the school curriculum should differ according to the ability of the child who would follow it.

First and most importantly, there is the time and commitment which people from industry put into supporting the school curriculum .

Even the school curriculum has been closely scrutinised in its national form.

The last reform on this front centres on the school curriculum .

science

She was called to Kigali for a meeting to reform the science curriculum for students doing vocational courses.

Thus they escape the naturalistic science curriculum of the vast majority of public institutions at the primary, secondary and collegiate levels.

But the new Headmaster did not try to turn the School into a Technical School with a full science curriculum .

Quantum mechanics, although now eighty years old, has shown no signs of transforming the school science curriculum .

This range covers most areas of the science curriculum , with Patterns in Chemistry and Electricity and Magnetism to follow.

vitae

One Harvard dealer had registered with an employment agency which stupidly sent his curriculum vitae to Harvard.

He gave me his curriculum vitae in short order.

Although largely unknown in Britain, Lafaille has an impressive rock climbing curriculum vitae .

That was a new paragraph for her curriculum vitae .

That kind of curriculum vitae brings a reward in terms of career advancement, with the inevitable monetary gains.

Miss Braithwaite had picked up the gap in Hereward's curriculum vitae fast enough.

Last year I ran it because it was missing from my curriculum vitae .

Merrill's fingers closed over the bulkier envelope containing her curriculum vitae and references.

■ VERB

develop

The head has a clear dilemma: it is possible to lead staff in developing a curriculum in quite different directions.

The coordinators are all experienced teachers who are responsible for working with their colleagues to develop new curriculum and programs.

Our first thought might be that the easy way out is to develop a subject-orientated curriculum .

The teachers still must develop a curriculum .

Siemens worked with teachers at the school to develop a curriculum that combines physics and electronics.

At Thomas Buxton school developing our mathematics curriculum is a continuing process.

follow

During the final year, students follow the curriculum for either the general degree or the honours degree.

Can a teacher refuse to follow the curriculum if the refusal is based on religious objections?

But there are also advantages to a school district following a standard math curriculum .

Moreover, students were to follow the prescribed curriculum , which included holiday observances, songs, and patriotic exercises.

For example, must teachers and students salute the flag or follow the curriculum if doing so violates their religious beliefs?

Because of my ongoing involvement, almost every teacher in the school may follow this one curriculum guide.

provide

To overcome these problems, small schools in some rural areas have formed cooperative clusters whereby teachers provide curriculum support for each other.

Their qualifications depend on their willingness to provide the prescribed curriculum for children in their classes.

Unfortunately, in the past girls' schools did not provide the same curriculum options as boys' schools or mixed schools.

There are also private parochial schools that provide a more rigorous curriculum .

Once resources have been obtained, they would be organised to provide the College curriculum , and ensure the necessary non-teaching support.

teach

To assume that teaching them a fragmented curriculum will lead them to a unified sense of place and person is unrealistic.

Teachers collaborating in the research teach the curriculum unit in the school.

PHRASES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

core curriculum/subjects/skills etc

And it was certainly an improvement on my thoughts about the core curriculum.

Every student must pass through an extensive core curriculum, including courses such as World Humanities 101.

In designing the programme, we have tried to emphasise the vocational aspects of the core skills modules wherever possible.

In schools that expect all students to take a core curriculum, students achieve more.

In the school system, aspects of core skills were present in the Munn curriculum, introduced in the late 1970s.

Once in the classroom the teacher is restricted by the core curriculum and general workload and lack of equipment.

This could be construed as a tailor-made curriculum, which can not be developed into a generic or core curriculum.

the National Curriculum

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

Are politicians the best people to be developing the educational curriculum ?

changes to the school curriculum

The curriculum includes art and music classes.

We cover the curriculum by choosing things the kids will be interested in.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

Fieldwork is an integral part of the curriculum and may include a foreign field course in third year.

If education is about anything, it is surely about what is taught: the curriculum .

On the other hand, one of the curriculum guides may represent the ideas that are especially important to me.

That fact alone should have indicated something to parents about the curriculum in that school.

The curriculum includes an eight-week work-based experience.

The domination of the curriculum by subjects classically defined was, indeed, the most obvious feature of the grammar-school curriculum.

The next issue is closely related to the value issues involved in curriculum review.

Why will the social sciences not figure more largely in the new curriculum for the 21st century?

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