The Teacher and the School Curriculum (1st Sem 2021-2022)

This course includes the study of the fundamental research-based concepts and principles in curriculum and curriculum development as a foundation to engage prospective teachers as curricularists. It also focuses on the more active role of the teacher in planning a developmentally-sequenced teaching-learning process; identifying constructively-aligned learning outcomes and competencies; contextualizing, localizing and indigenizing curricula; implementing relevant and responsive learning programs; and evaluating the curriculum towards its improvement. The teachers’ individual, collegial and collaborative roles in managing school curriculum change vis-à-vis various contexts of teaching-learning, curricular requirements and curricular reforms shall also be given emphasis.