Wednesday, 4 May 2016

CfE: a bureaucratic burden

The purpose of the curriculum is encapsulated in the four capacities - to enable each child or young person to be a successful learner, a confident individual, a responsible citizen and an effective contributor. 

Here`s how it works.

Did you every hear such garbage in your life?

"Teachers are to step up industrial action against reforms by boycotting work associated with the Curriculum for Excellence, union leaders have announced."

"The NASUWT said it has given notice it will be escalating its current action from Thursday May 12."
"It comes amid claims from the union that the reforms have `simply piled on the pressure` to teachers across the country."
"Members of the NASUWT are being instructed to refuse  planning, assessment and reporting work linked to Curriculum for Excellence which does not meet the recommendations made by a specialist group set up to make the reforms less bureaucratic."
"That could see them refusing to submit daily or weekly plans as well as not producing detailed folios of pupils` work to support assessments."
"NASUWT general-secretary Christ Keates said the instruction `to escalate our existing industrial action will empower teachers to challenge and remove the unnecessary bureaucratic burdens being placed upon them by the Curriculum for Excellence.`"
"She added it would also help teachers `take control of their professional lives and to focus on their core role of teaching`."

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