Priestley, Mark, and Gert Biesta, eds., Reinventing the Curriculum: New Trends in Curriculum Policy and Practice. London: Bloomsbury, 2013.


Presents several writers' examination of the origins and development of Scotland's Curriculum for Excellence (2012) as well as its focus on capacities and outcomes; provides critiques of these focal elements; compares it to Australian and Unites States curricula, among others; assesses the prospect of using its approach in other settings.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Develpment, Organization, Design

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Philosophiclal Inquiry--Ampliative Criticism; Philosophical Inquiry--Speculative Essay, Historical Inquiry, Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry

Type of Study

Collection of Studies, Case Study

Narrow Topic

Comparative Curriculum, Curriculum Development Strategies, Curriculum History, Content Selection and Organization


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