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 language||English (US)|
|Title of host publication||International Encyclopedia of Education|
|Number of pages||4|
|State||Published - Dec 1 2010|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Economics, Econometrics and Finance(all)