Curriculum Change and Community Relations by bsj14523

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									Curriculum Change and Community Relations
Curriculum Review 2000-2005


  Curriculum Review

  Aims and Objectives of the Revised Curriculum

  A Values-based Curriculum

  “We value equality, justice and human rights within
   our society and our capacity as citizens to resolve
   conflict by democratic means.”
                                       (CCEA, 2000)
Curriculum Review and
Citizenship


  Responding to the needs of
   young people




  Citizenship – an entitlement
   for all
Developing Citizenship in
Schools


 Citizenship is much more than just talking/thinking!

 Citizenship should be experiential/action- driven

 3 approaches -

    Discrete provision
    Whole school approach
    Community/society links
Citizenship Key Concepts




              Diversity and Inclusion

              Human Rights and Social
               Responsibility

              Equality and Social Justice

              Democracy and Active
               Participation
Citizenship and Community
Relations

  Diversity and Inclusion – Young people should
   have opportunities to:

  “Investigate how and why conflict,including
   prejudice, stereotyping, sectarianism, racism may
   arise in the community. Investigate ways of
   managing conflict and promoting community
   relations, reconciliation”.

  Community Relations – statutory and explicit
Our Message in the Revised
Curriculum
Our Challenge in CCEA




  Build and strengthen partnerships

  Develop guidance and support materials

  Contribute to our „Shared Future‟

								
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