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Curriculum development day for whole staff

Curriculum development day for whole staff

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  • 1. Three Kings School
    Teacher Only Day 2009
    Revised Curriculum
    Key Competencies
    Essence Statements or Content Statements
  • 2. The goals of the curriculum project are:
    1. To clarify and refine curriculum outcomes
    2. To focus on quality teaching
    3. To strengthen school ownership of curriculum
    4. To support communication and strengthen partnerships with parents and communities.
  • 3. Purpose And Direction
    Rationalisation of learning outcomes
    What are the learning priorities for our students in a balanced curriculum?
    Quality teaching (pedagogy)
    What are the characteristics of effective teaching that we choose to uphold in our school?
    School ownership (localisation)
    How will we interpret the national curriculum in ways suited to our school and its students?
    Community engagement (team up)
    What strategies will we use to give every encouragement and opportunity to parents and whānau to engage with their children’s school learning
  • 4. The school is required to develop and implement a curriculum for students
    • that is underpinned by and consistent with the principles set out on page nine
    • in which the values set out on page 10 are encouraged and modelled, and are explored by students
    • 5. that supports students to develop the key competencies set out on pages 12 – 13
    • 6. that provides students with effectively taught programmes of learning in English, as specified on page 18; the arts, as specified on pages 20-21; health and physical education, as specified on pages 22-23; mathematics and statistics, as specified on page 26; science as specified on pages 28-29, social sciences, as specified on page 30; and technology as specified on pages 32 -33
  • Key Competencies
    Can you name the key competencies without looking them up?
    How many did you get?
  • 7.
  • 8. Values
    There are seven values in the revised curriculum
    Again can you name them without looking them up?
    How many did you get?
  • 9.
  • 10. Learning Areas Dimension
    There are seven learning areas ( we do not have to teach Learning Languages from Year 1 to Year 6)
    Most of us can state the learning areas
    But can you describe the essence statements of each learning area.
    We began this with Kay Pennial last week
    Can you also name the strands in each area without looking them up?
  • 11.
  • 12. Vision Dimension
    • The national curriculum give a four – point vision for young people
    • 13. Confidnet
    • 14. Connected
    • 15. Actively Involved
    • 16. Life Long Learners
  • PRINCIPLES DIMENSION
    The New Zealand Curriculum is underpinned by eight principles. How many of these can you name without having to “look them up”?
  • 17. Eight Principles
    Treaty of Waitangi
    Learning to learn
    Cultural diversity
    Future Focus
    Community Engagement
    Inclusion
    High Expectations
    Coherence
    “big picture”
    4 Vision statements 8 Principles 7 Values 5 Key Competencies 7+ Learning Areas = 31+ Big pictures
  • 18. CURRICULUM LITERACY & FLUENCY
    Fluency comes about through regular use, particularly in discussion.
    How many of the key dimensions and key words are you carrying around in your head (cognitive portability)?
    NZEI Te Riu Roa and Lester Flockton 2009