Intended vs. Implemented vs. Achieved
1. Intended Curriculum
Refers to a set of objectives set at the
beginning of any curricular plan. It establishes
the goal, the specific purposes, and the
immediate objectives to be accomplished.
Purpose of the curriculum:
Curriculum assessment is the process of
collecting information for use in evaluation.
It is an important part of the systems
approach to curriculum development.
achieve the following purposes:
1. Highlight curriculum expectations.
2. Gather information about what students know
and can do.
3. Motivate students to learn better.
4. Motivate and encourage teachers to meet
the identified needs of students.
5. Provide evidence to tell how well the
students have learned.
6. Obtain feedback that helps teachers,
students and parents make good decisions
to guide instruction.
Refers to the various of learning
activities or experiences of the
order to achieves the
intended curricular outcomes.
Refers to the curriculum outcomes based
on the first two types of curriculum,
intended and the implemented.
Criteria for Curriculum
Are set standards to be followed in assessment.
Specifically, as they apply the curriculum,
criteria are set of standards upon which the
different elements of the curriculum are being
tested. The criteria determine the different
levels of competencies or proficiency of
acceptable task performance.
Criteria for Goals and
Goals and objectives are statements of curricular
expectations. They are sets of learning outcomes
specifically designed for student.
Goals and Instructional Objectives
are formulated and specified for
the following purposes:
To have a focus on curriculum and instruction
which give direction to where students need to go.
To meet the requirements specified in the
policies and standards of curriculum and
To provide the students the best possible
education and describe the students’ level of
To monitor the progress of students based
on the goals set.
To motivate students to learn and the
teachers to be able to feel sense of
competence when goals are attained.
Writing effective goals and
objectives should also use the
following general criteria:
1. Are the objectives syntactically correct? Syntactic
2. Do the objectives comply with the legal requirements of
the course of subject? Compliance with legal requirements.
3. Do the objectives pass the stranger tests? The “Stranger
4. Do the objectives address both knowledge and behavior?
Both knowledge and behavior are addressed.
5. Do they pass the “so-what” test? The “So what” tests.
6. Are the objects aligned? Individualization
7. Do they make common sense? Common Sense