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Castlemilk High - Curriculum for Excellence for Parents



A presentation designed for parents to understand new developments in Scottish education.

A presentation designed for parents to understand new developments in Scottish education.



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  • Curriculum for Excellence Parental Engagement Castlemilk High
  • What is Curriculum for Excellence?
    • Scotland’s new curriculum
    • New ways of teaching and learning
    • More emphasis on Skills for learning, work and life
    • New exams
  • Curriculum for Excellence
    • We are preparing young people for jobs that don’t yet exist….requiring technologies that haven’t yet been
    • invented….. to solve problems of which we are not yet aware .
  • Curriculum for Excellence
    • The hope is that all Scottish children become
    • confident individuals
    • successful learners
    • responsible citizens
    • effective contributors to work and society
  • Curriculum for Excellence
    • Curriculum Areas
    • Languages and Literacy
    • Mathematics and Numeracy
    • Sciences
    • Expressive Arts
    • Social Studies
    • Technologies
    • Health and Well Being
    • Religious and Moral Education
  • Curriculum for Excellence
    • Experiences and Outcomes
    • Experience : What a child is learning to do - the different experiences that make up that learning
    • Outcome : What a child can do as a result
  • Curriculum for Excellence
    • Responsibility of all teachers
    • Literacy
    • Numeracy
    • Aspects of Health and Well-being
  • Curriculum for Excellence
    • Senior Phase S4-S6
    • Study for qualifications
    • Challenge and Depth to learning
    • Wider Achievement
    • Planning beyond school
    • Variety of assessment approaches
    • Further development of 4 capacities
    • Promotion of active and healthy lifestyle
  • Curriculum for Excellence
  • Curriculum for Excellence
    • What is the role of parents in Curriculum for Excellence?
    • Education is changing…
    • Understanding the big picture -“Its about what you need to be a successful, contributing human being in the 21 st century.”
    • “ In a world of accelerating change, parents need to imagine the kind of education that will equip their children to lead fulfilled and successful lives.”
  • Curriculum for Excellence
    • Where do parents come in?
    • Partnership working is key to Curriculum for Excellence
    • Parents have a responsibility to support their children and contribute to their learning and well being
  • Curriculum for Excellence
    • Partnership
    • Listening to parents
    • Sharing views and valuing opinions
    • Trying to understand each other
    • Providing information and support
  • Curriculum for Excellence
    • Find out more about Curriculum for Excellence from our website
    • Get involved in what is happening in your school around Curriculum for Excellence
    • Ask for information if you don’t think you have it