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A well-designed, supported and communicated curriculum is a critical building block for an effective school.
This is the second edition of the Implementing the Curriculum with Cambridge guide. It provides a rich resource for school leaders to design, develop and implement the curriculum using Cambridge programmes and qualifications. It sets out some of the principles that underpin an effective curriculum and highlights considerations for school leaders, drawing on case studies and examples.
It also provides an overview of the resources available to Cambridge schools in developing the curriculum, supporting teachers and helping learners fulfil their potential.
You can download the entire guide or individual chapters using the links below.
Contents and foreword
Curriculum planning: An overview
What is the curriculum and how should it be derived from the school's educational vision? We look at principles and building blocks for developing a curriculum.
Curriculum planning: An overview - chapter 1
Designing the school curriculum
This chapter provides guidance for designing a curriculum and describes the Cambridge Pathway. It looks at different approaches, drawing on a number of case studies.
Designing the school curriculum - chapter 2
Approaches to teaching and learning
We explore some approaches to instruction for Cambridge teachers and place these strategies within the context of the Cambridge learner and teacher attributes.
Approaches to teaching and learning - chapter 3
Leadership, curriculum evaluation and building school capacity
This chapter focuses on the critical role of school leaders in developing effective schools. It highlights the Cambridge School Leader Standards and provides tools to support leaders evaluate processes and measure impact.
Leadership, curriculum evaluation and building school capacity - chapter 4
Cambridge International Resources and Support Services
Here we provide an overview of the many Cambridge International resources that are available to support teachers and school leaders.
Cambridge International Resources and Support Services - chapter 5
Annotated bibliography and other resources