Leading teaching and learning through the Curriculum

West-Burnham, John (2013) Leading teaching and learning through the Curriculum. In: James, Maria and Renowden, Jane and West-Burnham, John, (eds.) Rethinking the curriculum: embedding moral and spiritual growth in teaching and learning. Brown Dog Books & The Self Publishing Partnership, Bath, pp. 224-243. ISBN 9781903056424

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Abstract

Teaching, learning and the curriculum eist in a symbiotic relationship - what is to be taught will have a significant impact on how it is taught and how learners receive it. This relationship in turn will determine the nature of school leadership and the culture of the school. Compare, for example, the culture of a school based on Froebel's ideas and those of a school focused on traditional academic disciplines. Compare the role of a teacher in a context where the emphasis is on very young children learning through self-directed play with a context of a formalised curriculum based on measurable outcomes.

Item Type: Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords: Education; Curriculum; Quality of life; Pegagogy; Learning; Spiritual and moral development;
Subjects: 300 Social sciences > 370 Education
300 Social sciences > 371 Schools & their activities; special education
300 Social sciences > 375 Curricula
School/Department: School of Education, Theology and Leadership
Depositing User: Catherine O'Sullivan
Date Deposited: 11 Feb 2014 13:54
Last Modified: 11 Feb 2014 13:54
URI: http://research.stmarys.ac.uk/id/eprint/672

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