scheme of work

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A plan setting out how the programme of study (PoS), syllabus, or curriculum will be translated into teaching and learning activities, including the sequencing of content, the amount of time spent on each topic, and how the specified learning objectives will be assessed. Some schemes of work are drawn up centrally, such as those designed by the Qualifications and Curriculum Authority which provide teachers with a template for translating national curriculum PoSs into a series of lesson plans. Others may be drawn up by teachers themselves, as is the case in many courses of further and higher education, where the creation of the scheme of work forms part of the planning process for the department, team, or the individual teacher.

Subjects: Education.

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