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close this bookGuide Book for TVE Teacher Education Curriculum Development and Adaptation (NITE - UNESCO, 1996, 32 p.)
close this folderSECTION A - INTRODUCTION
View the documentPURPOSE OF THIS GUIDE BOOK
View the documentA DEFINITION OF CURRICULUM
View the documentSTATEMENTS OF PRINCIPLE
View the documentCOMPETENCY BASED CURRICULUM
View the documentFLEXIBILITY OF CURRICULUM
View the documentRESPONSIBILITIES FOR MANAGEMENT OF CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT AND ADAPTATION
View the documentEDUCATIONAL PRACTICE

PURPOSE OF THIS GUIDE BOOK

This guide book outlines a process for TVE Teacher Education Curriculum Development and is designed to provide assistance to all those involved with the development and adaptation of curriculum in this area.

The guide book has been developed as a cooperative initiative by UNESCO member countries. A summary of the TVE Teacher Education processes from these countries is reported in this Section of the guide book.

Advice on a process of Teacher Education Curriculum adaptation to assist member countries who are involved with the adaptation of curriculum for use within a specific national context is also documented in the guide book.

How to use this Book

¨ The guide book can be worked through by reading and applying the stages and following the sequence presented.

¨ Any stage can be identified that relates to current curriculum initiative, and analysed against current practice in the light of the advice contained in this document.

¨ Relevant parts of the guide book can also be used to develop Teacher Education Curricula for short courses or modular programmes, and in the design of workshops.

¨ The process outlined can be modified to suit the particular needs and requirements of a national context.

Target Audience

This guide book has been developed to assist those who may be involved in Teacher Education Curriculum Development and Adaptation:

¨ curriculum specialist
¨ teacher trainers
¨ industry representatives
¨ administrators and managers
¨ project managers

Relevance of the Guide Book

This guide book outlines a process of TVE Teacher Education curriculum development that has been agreed to by member countries represented on the Technical Working Group.

Eleven stages of the design and development of TVE Teacher Education curriculum have been set down in an order agreed to by members of the Technical Working Group. This order of stages may be varied by a country when following this guide book to suit the requirements of a particular course or programme.