VELS = Syllabus
Goes in 10 years cycles
Curriculum reflects the values of society in the era it was conceived
The ideal curriculum is not always what is taught to students
Running Track, Relay Race, Government, Departments of Education, Principals, Teachers, Students
What is education about?
Whose knowledge is it that is being considered as part of the curriculum
Who selcted it?
Why is it organised and taught in this way?
To whom is it accessible?
These questions can be used to test the metaphor
Organised by Print
Tyler's Model (1949)
Taba's Model (1962), Step by Step process
Smith & Keating (2003), VET Model
Nicholl's Model (1978)
Curriculum planning Model, DET (2007)
Walker's Model (1972)
Print's Model (1993), See Powerpoint Slides, Curriculum Presage, Make sure all the people who need to be involved in decisions are involved in the decisions, Not just people who will get the idea through, Who and How