Curriculum Delivery

PROCEDURAL GUIDELINES for CURRICULUM DELIVERY

TEACHING AND LEARNING ~ NAG 1 (i)

Curriculum delivery will provide for;
  • A balance of programmes covering all Essential Learning Area, The Essential Skills, Attitudes and Values, Process and Product.
  • Wide opportunities for students working and progressing at their own level.
  • Catering for student needs – including students with special needs and abilities.
  • Opportunities that match student needs and learning styles.
  • Settings for learning including EOTC.
  • Teacher strengths being utilised.
  • Individual learning styles.
  • Individual teaching styles.
  • Learning  in a fun and active setting.
  • An integrated approach to learning and teaching where appropriate.
  • Flexible grouping of students – ability, needs based, interests and social.
  • A supportive learning environment that encourages enquiry, risk taking, and collaboration.

PLANNING AND LEARNING ~ NAG 1 (i) (iv)

Term Overviews

Teachers complete a long term plan (copy to Principal)To be finalised by the end of week 1 of each term, based on;
  • Implementation Plan ( School centered curriculum planning documents)
  • Development Plan
  • Student Needs
  • School Charter Goals
  • Curriculum Statements
  • Special events i.e. LIFE Education, Agricultural Day etc.
  • May include topics, key attitudes, skills and knowledge areas.
  • Curriculum / Strand checkers will be used to monitor coverage and to identify areas for inclusion for next term / year.

Unit Plans

Staff to use agreed planning formats (blue booklet / curriculum implementation plans)Teachers evaluate student achievement as well as programme achievement.
  • Appropriate Achievement Objectives
  • Specific Learning Outcomes
  • Planned Assessment Activities (Strategy and Criteria)
  • Teachers may need to spend time checking resources, developing activities, arranging groupings.

Short Term Plans

  • Maintain a regular weekly diary that records planned and unplanned work.
Display a class timetable in each classroom / diary. (Copy also to principal)