School curriculum

School is defined as a social institution designed to give formal learning to children. Teachers are aware that a school curriculum is a program of selected content and learning experiences offered by a school and capable of either modifying or changing learner behavior.

The following ideas are Included in this definition:

  • There is a source from which content and learning experiences are selected..
  • One or more people select content and learning experiences. Their selection is based on specified criteria and/or influenced by a number of factors.
  • The learner should experience a change in behavior after completing a program. Ideally, the behavior changes should be those expected by the educators involved in the teaching- learning process.

Let us start by looking at why it is necessary to design a school-basedcurriculum.

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