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Scotland's Curriculum for Excellence bargains an instance of a unique method of nationwide curriculum improvement. It combines what are claimed to be the simplest beneficial properties of top-down and bottom-up ways to curriculum improvement, and gives a sign of the extensive characteristics that faculty schooling should still advertise instead of an in depth description of curriculum content material. Advocates of the method argue that it offers vital assistance for faculties and keeps nationwide criteria while even as permitting colleges and academics the flexibleness to take account of neighborhood wishes whilst designing programmes of schooling. Reinventing the Curriculum uses Scotland's Curriculum for Excellence as a wealthy case examine, analysing the strengths and weaknesses of this method of curriculum layout and improvement, and exploring the results for curriculum making plans and improvement round the world.

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