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setting the context
building the curriculum - the case for change
building the curriculum framework - summary
entitlements for all children and young people
building the framework - looking at this in greater depth the curriculum the purpose of the curriculum experiences and outcomes principles for curriculum design freedom and responsibility
learning, teaching and assessment
the framework at the different stages of learning
recognising personal achievement
annex a: key contextual legislation and national guidance
annex b: references, publications and websites
This paper is relevant to all those involved in promoting effective learning for children and young people from 3 to 18. It particularly outlines important messages for those involved in planning the curriculum for children and young people. It builds on A Curriculum for Excellence: Progress and Proposals, provides guidance on a new framework and sets out considerations which are critical to the adoption of Curriculum for Excellence.
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