Curriculum Lost: a festival of errors

FORUM - ISSN 0963-8253
Volume 53 Number 1 (2011)

Curriculum Lost: a festival of errors
MIKE DAVIES pages 49-66
DOI: 10.2304/forum.2011.53.1.49


This article traces the career of one teacher through his involvement in a number of school based curriculum design innovations. The idea of 'depth' or distance is used to discuss a number of dimensions against which it is possible to judge the worth of a curriculum from a range of perspectives, most especially that of the student. The discussion also regrets the lack of a robust contemporary debate around the nature of curriculum and illuminates a lack of coherence and understanding of criteria for selecting curriculum content in our schools today.

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MIKE DAVIES (2011) Curriculum Lost: a festival of errors, FORUM, 53(1), 49-66.

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