chapter  10
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From an Entitlement to an Empowerment Curriculum

WithStewart Ranson

This county LEA perceived the challenge for management as one of assimilating the national reforms while retaining a distinctive vision about the process of education within the county. Senior officers and inspectors approached the National Curriculum positively:

We have not found significant difficulties in working with the NC — for example in English, if you unpack it, all you want to do is there. It

does not preclude the practices we want to advocate. Although we are not sure about the technology or history reports, we find maths, science and English all helpful.