Resources: National curriculum

5 resources found for "National curriculum"
Developing a UK Teacher Education Network in Education for Sustainable Development and Global Citizenship
This is an article from the ESCalate newsletter, issue 16 supporting the rise of ESD (Education for Sustainable Development) and Global Citizenship in education. The UK ITE ESD/GC Network was established in July 2007 with funding from ESCalate, WWF-UK and the TDA. Here Sally Inman, Maggie Rogers and Ros Wade talk about the importance such a network has in supporting the work of teacher educators
Developing early algebraic reasoning in primary classrooms : student and teacher perspectives
This is an ESCalate student grant awarded to Jodie Hunter of the University of Plymouth in 2009. Significant changes have been proposed for mathematics classrooms of the 21st century in order to meet the needs of a “knowledge society”. Both internationally and within the United Kingdom, the necessity to strengthen the teaching and learning of algebra has been recognised. Recent research (Kaput, 2008; Mason, 2008) advocates teaching number and...
Exploring Ubuntu through music education
This is an ESCalate development grant awarded to Jenny Hughes of University College Worcester and completed in 2008. The notion of Ubuntu in Africa is variously interpreted; two possible meanings are ‘wholeness’ or ‘humaneness’. In South Africa, the development of the national curriculum in schools is closely allied to moving from what was formerly a very segregated society to one offering a sense of ubuntu to all. Music education plays its part;...
Global Citizenship resources for teaching and learning
This section of the ESCalate Help directory for teacher educators website contains downloadable files and web links to organisations that provide real and virtual resources for Global Citizenship. It includes copies of Teaching Controversial Issues - produced by Oxfam and Get Global - Global Citizenship resources produced by a number of organisation - both available as PDF files. With thanks to Donna Hurford from the University of Cumbria for...
Supplementary Materials to help QTS trainees overcome areas of weakness identified in the Mathematics Audits
This is an ESCalate development grant awarded to Euros Davies and Jan Morgan of North East Wales Institute and completed in January 2007. All NQTs must satisfy TTA standards in mathematics. In England this is achieved when the trainees pass the national QTS mathematics test. Colleges in Wales have developed an alternative approach for achieving these standards, by using a system of audits throughout the training programme. The research intends to...