Curriculum Design and Materials

FUNCTIONS

  • Ensure the development of curriculum for all levels of schooling that is consistent with national objectives:
  • Develop the National Curriculum Policy Framework for approval by the National Curriculum Council
  • Work with the NCC to ensure regular reviews of the National Curriculum Policy Framework and curriculum statements
  • Provide executive support to the NCC
  • Manage the development and review of curriculum statements for all subject areas
  • Provide ongoing support for teachers for effective implementation of the National Curriculum Policy Framework and curriculum statements through network meetings and monitoring visits
  • Provide detailed reports of visits, network meetings and training highlighting issues and recommendations for the MESC CORE Executive
  • Liaise with PEO Teacher Development to schedule and conduct training for Principals, SRO’s and teachers on the use of the National Curriculum Policy Framework and curriculum statements
  • Implement and monitor progress of the Inclusive Education Policy
  • Work with the National ECE Council to monitor ECE schools and provide training on curriculum and assessment for ECE teachers
  • Ensure the provision of materials to support the teaching of the curriculum:
  • Manage the development of curriculum support materials including multimedia resources efficiently and according to the agreed development schedule and Materials Production Plan
  • Establish and maintain subject committees
  • Conduct regular reviews of support materials to ensure consistency with the curriculum statements and according to the procedures specified in the Review and Evaluation Plan
  • Liaise with PEO Teacher Development to schedule and conduct in-service training for Principals, SI’s and teachers on effective use of support materials and equipment
  • Conduct monitoring visits to ensure effective implementation of support materials and equipment
  • Develop intervention strategies for systems wide improvement targeting Literacy, Numeracy and Science (SSILNas, Home School Partnership).
  • Develop national tools for assessment at primary level
  • Assist in the moderation of Internal Assessment for SSC and SSLC
  • Conduct training at National and Cluster Levels on curriculum and classroom based assessment in collaboration with TDAD.