This title was first published in 2001. What impact has the National Curriculum for England and Wales had on pupils, teachers, academic and social standards in the ten years since its introduction? The distinguished contributors to this volume examine the history and development of the National Curriculum to date and assess its effects.

chapter 1|17 pages

Introduction: Can a Curriculum be National?

ByCedric Cullingford

chapter 2|13 pages

Conceptual Issues in a Centralised Curriculum

ByPaul Oliver

chapter 4|18 pages

Secondary School Pupils' Experience of the National Curriculum

ByCedric Cullingford

chapter 5|16 pages

Pupil Perceptions of the National Curriculum

ByLeroy Mcdonald

chapter 6|23 pages

Secondary Subject Teaching and the Development of Pupil Values

ByBob Butroyd

chapter 7|17 pages

Excluded or Empowered: The National Curriculum and Exclusions

ByRobert Berkeley

chapter 9|22 pages

Horse Before the Cart: Developing an EvidenceBased Approach to Educational Policy

ByFay Smith, Frank Hardman

chapter 11|13 pages

ICT in the National Curriculum - Revised but not Resolved

ByMatthew Pearson

chapter 12|10 pages

Conclusion: Logic, Rationality and the Curriculum

ByPaul Oliver