Transforming Education: Building Forward Together and Teaching Differently

A think piece by Jasen Booton, Curriculum Foundation Associate. After several years of living in uncertain times through a pandemic, stakeholders around the world are unified in the need to advance the 2030 Sustainable Development Goal on Education (SDG 4). The UNESCO report “Reimagining our futures together: A new social contract for education” (UNESCO, 2021)…

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Student Voice in Curriculum Design and Evaluation – International Perspectives

We are delighted to be facilitating a discussion around the value of Student Voice in Emergency Contexts with a particular focus on curriculum design and evaluation. We will explore strategies and share examples of ‘Student Voice in Action’. Monday 16th May 2022. 13:00-14:00 UTC+1 (London) Register here: https://rescue.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJ0kcemgqT0pE9ZEva1DW_Hw25R31wRwC4Rs This discussion is part of a series…

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A Curriculum for Belonging and Becoming.

World Education Summit 23rd March, 2022. The World Education Summit (WES) is brought to the world by Osiris Educational*, a pioneering educational organisation. The Summit is the largest annual virtual gathering of the greatest minds in education, passionate teachers and brave leaders from every corner of the world. The Curriculum Foundation are pleased to curate a day…

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A Competency-based Curriculum in the Context of Africa – A handbook for teachers

“The school curriculum must prepare young people for an ever-changing future.  To do this, we need young people to develop the key competencies that will enable them to cope with life in the 21st Century.”  Nelson Mandela. Sometimes it seems to us as teachers that the barriers can be great, and it can seem difficult, if…

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Assessment and Syllabus Review in Uganda

In 2018 we began the process of evaluating approaches to assessment and reviewing the Lower Secondary Curriculum with the National Curriculum Development Centre in Uganda (NCDC). The revised Syllabi and Assessment Guidelines were agreed and adopted by the Minister of Education in January 2019 and we continue to support NCDC as they approach the review of further…

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Revolution not Evolution

Dr Doug Cole (Nottingham Trent University) and Victoria Pendry (The Curriculum Foundation) discuss a human-centred approach to education. Redefining education for work, life and the future. Key Ideas:  A Framework for Learning – an integrated approach Future Facing, Human Centred Education Transformative Learning Employability Supercomplexity and Liquid Modernity Lifelong and Lifewide Learning Education needs to become…

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