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DIPLOMA TEACHER EDUCATION SYLLABUS

YEAR I - EDUCATION

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2.0  CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT (20 HOURS)

2.1 Specific Objectives

2.2.1 Introduction to Curriculum Development

  • Definition of the term Curriculum

  • Components of Curriculum

  • Determinants of educational objectives

  • The relationship between National goals of education and curriculum objectives

  • School curriculum, facilities and staffing

2.2.2 Determinants of curriculum

  • Sources of curriculum information

2.23 Curriculum models

2.2.4 Philosophical foundations of curriculum development

2.2.5 Patterns of curriculum organization

  • Subject content based

  • Integrated/broad fields

2.2.6 The curriculum development process

  • The steps in curriculum development

  • Role of KIE and other agencies in curriculum development, implementation and evaluation

2.2.7 Curriculum innovation and implementation strategies

  • Factors that necessitate curriculum change

  • Re-evaluation of the objectives, content and learning experiences

2.2.8 Strategies of curriculum innovation and implementation

2.2.9 Curriculum changes since independence