Curriculum Development and its process
Book Review Curriculum Theory and Practice Kelly
Student Luis Santos PhD. Student of Nanjing Normal University. General overview: This book tackles the different conceptions of Curriculum, its development and implementation, by reference to the real experience of its process in The United Kingdom, during three decades from s to s. The central theme of this book is the right and essential role of the teacher, not as a mere technician, but as a professional able to make professional judgements regarding Curriculum Development. The author presents this topic focusing on conceptions and theoretical discrepancies about Curriculum Development. This is, the answers to the question, what is a real or Educational Curriculum? Nevertheless, the extensive and sophisticated theory presented and explained provides very clear guidance to develop a practical Curriculum planning process in terms of principles and criteria.