curriculum development

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The review of a whole curriculum or of specific subjects or cross‐curricular themes for the purpose of revising or improving, or even replacing, it. In its widest sense, curriculum development encompasses all those professional activities which teachers, researchers, and other educationalists undertake in order to improve and support the curriculum, from the development of innovative teaching materials or methods, to the formulation of new learning outcomes or syllabuses.

Subjects: Education.

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