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Peer Review Status: Refereed
Title: School-based curriculum development in Scotland: Curriculum policy and enactment
Authors: Priestley, Mark
Minty, Sarah
Eager, Michelle
Contact Email: m.r.priestley@stir.ac.uk
Keywords: Curriculum
teachers
schools
curriculum development
innovation
Issue Date: 2014
Publisher: Taylor and Francis
Citation: Priestley M, Minty S & Eager M (2014) School-based curriculum development in Scotland: Curriculum policy and enactment, Pedagogy, Culture and Society, 22 (2), pp. 189-211.
Abstract: Recent worldwide trends in curriculum policy have re-emphasised the role of teachers in school-based curriculum development. Scotland’s Curriculum for Excellence is typical of these trends, stressing that teachers are agents of change. This paper draws upon empirical data to explore school-based curriculum development in response to Curriculum for Excellence. We focus on two case studies – secondary schools within a single Scottish local education authority. In the paper we argue that the nature and extent of innovation in schools is dependent upon teachers being able to make sense of often complex and confusing curriculum policy, including the articulation of a clear vision about what such policy means for education within each school.
Type: Journal Article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1893/11355
DOI Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14681366.2013.812137
Rights: This item has been embargoed for a period. During the embargo please use the Request a Copy feature at the foot of the Repository record to request a copy directly from the author. You can only request a copy if you wish to use this work for your own research or private study. This is an Author's Accepted Manuscript of an article published in Pedagogy, Culture & Society, Volume 22, Issue 2, 2014, pp. 189-211 copyright Taylor & Francis, available online at: http://www.tandfonline.com/10.1080/14681366.2013.812137
Affiliation: Initial Teacher Education
Education
University of Stirling

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