TITLE

Curriculum choice, flexibility and differentiation 14-19: the way forward or flawed prospectus?

AUTHOR(S)
Higham, Jeremy; Yeomans, David
PUB. DATE
November 2007
SOURCE
London Review of Education;Nov2007, Vol. 5 Issue 3, p281
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article explores the policy and practice of choice, flexibility and differentiation within the 14-19 curriculum in England. After first locating these issues within contemporary curriculum policy it adopts a historical analysis tracing perspectives and practice since 1945. This narrative exposes complex oscillation in policy and practice in relation to curricular choice and differentiation, especially for 14-16 year olds. The paper ends by raising parallels between current and past policy and practice and suggests the need to engage in a more fundamental and informed curriculum dialogue in relation to choice, flexibility and differentiation.
ACCESSION #
27442054

 

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