Understanding the Curriculum a whole• Curriculum for excellence aims to achieve a transformation in education in Scotland by providing a coherent, more flexible and enriched curriculum from 3 to 18.• The 3-18 curriculum aims to ensure that all children and young people in Scotland develop the attributes, knowledge and skills they will need to flourish in life, learning and work.• These attributes will allow them to demonstrate four keys capacities in order to be: successful learners, confident individuals, responsible citizens and effective contributors.
What can learners expect?A BROAD GENERAL EDUCATION SUPPORTSENIOR PHASE
Learners A curriculum that includes a rangeneed and of features at the different stagesentitled of learning.
A BROAD GENERAL EDUCATIONThe purpose of education in Scotland a broad general educationA broad general education means a curriculum that help learners to: - Achieve the highest levels of literacy, numeracy and cognitive skills - Develop skills for learning, skills for life and skills for work - Develop knowledge and understanding of society - Experience challenge and success
SUPPORT- The support involves a range of people: parents, teachers, nurses, psychological services, college staff…- The most important thing is to work in partnership.- Every child should have a personalization and choice within their curriculum.
SENIOR PHASE Is the phase when the young person will build up a portfolio of qualificationsIn this phase the education must to:• Provides specialitation, depth and rigour to them• Prepares them well for achieving qualifications• Continues to develop skills for learning, skills for life and skills for work• Supports them to achieve a positive and sustained destination
Principles for Curriculum design. Curriculum areas and subjetcs. Indisciplinary learning.
Principles for curriculum designThe curriculum should be designed on the bases of the followingprinciples:– Challenge and enjoyment– Breath– Progression– Depth– Personalization and choice– Coherence– Relevance– The principles must be taken into account for all children and young people. And it must be applied where children and young people are learners.
Curriculum areas and subjectsThe eight curriculum areas are: – Expressive arts – Health and wellbeing – Languages – Mathematics – Religious and moral education – Sciences – Social studies – Technologies““The curriculum areas are not structure in timetabling, they might be organized and planned for in creative ways which sustained learning.””
Indisciplinary learning• The curriculum should include space for learning beyond subjects boundaries, so that children and young people can make connections between different areas of learning.• Effective interdisciplinary learning: – Is planned around clear points. – Is based upon experiences and outcomes drawn from different curriculum areas or subjects within them – Ensure progression in skill and knowledge and understanding – Can provide opportunities