activity should help participants understand the nature of curriculum
frameworks, the choices which are made in the process of their development
and the main characteristics which they share.
Task 1 - Individual reading
Read the document “Guidelines
for constructing a curriculum framework for Basic Education”.
Task 2 - Small group discussion
Answer the questions below.
- The following frameworks’ outlines have been developed
in a range of contexts and are provided for the purposes of analysis
and comparison. Read them and examine each in turn.
- What are the common and distinct elements in these documents?
- What does each curriculum framework emphasise?
- What elements are appropriate/inappropriate for your situation?
Task 3 - Small group activity
In a small team, design an outline appropriate for your context,
presenting the main components on a flip chart page. In the outline,
indicate the approximate weight in percentage terms.
Task 4 - Plenary presentation
Share your design with the larger group, explaining the reasons
for the choices you made in:
- Relative weights.
PRODUCT 17: Curriculum framework outline.