Curriculum and Education Studies
Curriculum and Education Studies is the study of developing and evaluating appropriate curricula and teaching strategies and practices.
The main purpose of this narrow field of education is to develop an understanding of the concepts of curriculum, principles of curriculum development, system based and school based curriculum, the theoretical background in traditional and current assessment and teaching practices and pedagogic theory, and research in teacher planning.
Courses in Curriculum and Education Studies develop skills in:
- analysing the social factors which influence education
- developing and evaluating curricula, assessment and teaching strategies
- learning the philosophies and theoretical bases of education
This field comprises the following detailed fields:
- Curriculum Studies
- Education Studies
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