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Cambridge Professional Development Qualifications provide a strong framework to support effective professional development of teachers and leaders.
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We believe that a well designed and support curriculum is vital for a school to achieve its educational vision and aims. These aims usually include:
This guide will help school leaders design, develop, implement and evaluate the curriculum where Cambridge programmes and qualifications are followed.
You can download the entire guide or individual chapters using the links below.
Implementing the curriculum with Cambridge: A guide for school leaders
The introduction identifies the guide’s focus, explaining that it explores the fundamental principles and practice behind the successful implementation of a school curriculum.
Implementing the curriculum with Cambridge - chapter 1
Curriculum planning: An overview
What is the curriculum and how should it be derived from the school's educational vision? We introduce the fundamental principles that need to be considered in the curriculum design process.
Implementing the curriculum with Cambridge - chapter 2
Developing the Cambridge learner attributes
We suggest approaches that support the development of learners and teachers who are confident, responsible, reflective, innovative and engaged. We design Cambridge subject curricula and assessment specifications with these attributes in mind. However, they need to be supported by teachers in the classroom.
Implementing the curriculum with Cambridge - chapter 3
Designing the school curriculum
We look at the issues that need to be considered when designing and implementing a school curriculum using Cambridge programmes and qualifications.
Implementing the curriculum with Cambridge - chapter 4
Leadership, curriculum evaluation and building school capacity
We consider the role of leadership, the evaluation of the curriculum, the evaluation of teachers linked to professional development, and the development of specific school policies and practices.
Implementing the curriculum with Cambridge - chapter 5
Working with us
We offer a range of support services and resources to schools working with us. This will give you an overview of different types of support available and points you to where you can find detailed information. It also gives details of what to do if you are thinking of becoming a Cambridge school.
Implementing the curriculum with Cambridge - chapter 6