National Curriculum


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National Curriculum

n
(Education) (in England and Wales) the curriculum of subjects taught in state schools progressively from 1989. There are ten foundation subjects: English, maths, and science (the core subjects); art, design and technology, geography, history, music, physical education, and a foreign language. Pupils are assessed according to specified attainment targets throughout each of four key stages. Schools must also provide religious education and , since 1999, lessons in citizenship. Abbreviation: NC
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National Curriculum

n (Brit) → programma m (scolastico) ministeriale (in Inghilterra e Galles)
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The second phase of the review, starting in early 2012, will produce draft Programmes of Study for all other subjects, which the Government decides should be part of the National Curriculum, with a view to them being taught in schools from September 2014.
He has also seen the introduction of the national curriculum, which meant schools had to teach exactly what was specified rather than choosing which subjects to concentrate on.
Ms Neal, a history teacher from Torquay Grammar School for Girls in Devon, called for an overhaul of the national curriculum.
But Wales has its own national curriculum for 14-16 year olds in schools.
CHIEF schools inspector Chris Woodhead provoked a storm last night after saying he had little confidence in national curriculum tests.
A hallmark of Partners in Performance is training for educators to use the performing arts to meet state and national curriculum standards.
The minister was briefed about the progress of Vision 2025 education sector projects including Smart School System, Up gradation of ICT schools, Examination System reforms , National Curriculum Reform, Transformational Teacher Training Program and Mainstreaming of Madaris projects.
Speaker argued that the Sufi teachings were deliberately excluded from the national curriculum which increased extremist ideologies in the society.
The sources said after 18th constitutional amendment National Curriculum Council was established for reviewing syllabus of schools in collaboration with Federal Directorate of Education Islamabad.
ISLAMABAD -- Minister for Education Baligh ur Rehman has said that National Curriculum Council (NCC) has been set up to implement uniform curriculum across the country.
A study commissioned by Swim England, on behalf of the Swim Group's Curriculum Swimming and Water Safety Review Group, claims at least one in 20 primary schools do not provide swimming lessons, despite it being part of the national curriculum for more than 20 years.
The National Curriculum Framework-2005 brought out by NCERT states that to strengthen our cultural heritage and national identity, the curriculum should enable the younger generation to reinterpret and re-evaluate the part with reference to new priorities and emerging outlooks of a changing societal context.

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