Local teacher-based curriculum development

Margery Osborne, H. B. Barker

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The recent history of local teacher-based curriculum development is traced and key issues such as obtaining the time, space, and funding to support the teachers, obtaining materials, hiring substitute teachers, and professional support are discussed. In particular, the practice of local teacher-based curriculum development is contextualized within the professionalization of the teaching movement begun in the 1980s.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationInternational Encyclopedia of Education
PublisherElsevier Ltd
Number of pages4
ISBN (Print)9780080448947
StatePublished - Dec 1 2010


  • Curriculum
  • Professionalization
  • Teaching

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Economics, Econometrics and Finance(all)

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