Bascia, Nina, Shasta Carr-Harris, Rose Fine-Meyer, and Cara Zurzolo, "Teachers, Curriculum Innovation, and Policy Formation," Curriculum Inquiry, 44(March, 2014), 228-248.


Describers a study of three Canadian teachers involved in curriculum policy development starting with their own course development and moving their work to district and provincial policy levels; reviews related literature; each case study describes teacher agency and the dynamics at work in curriculum change over several years.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Change

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Ethnographic Inquiry

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Teacher Planning, Curriculum Development Strategies


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