Accountability and curriculum change
Smeed, Judy L. (2008) Accountability and curriculum change. Perspectives on Educational Leadership.
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It is argued that there are increasing pressures of accountability on principals to improve school performance (Bishop & Mulford, 1999) - from systems, from school communities and wider. In response to this, many principals are investigating different methods of curriculum organisation and delivery. Accountability in relation to the curriculum is being monitored by a growing number of high-stakes tests and schools are responding by looking to ensure their curriculum accomodates the testing requirements. This paper identifies some of the issues facing schools where the pressures of accountability are leading to curriculum change. Of note in this changing agenda in schools is the some leaders are looking externally for assistance.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Additional Information:||For more information, please refer to the publisher's website (see hypertext link) or contact the author.|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > SPECIALIST STUDIES IN EDUCATION (130300) > Specialist Studies in Education not elsewhere classified (130399)|
|Divisions:||Current > Research Centres > Office of Education Research|
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Education
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2008 Australian Council for Educational Leaders|
|Deposited On:||04 Nov 2008|
|Last Modified:||27 Sep 2010 10:36|
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