Vision. One system of Education for all, in terms of curriculum, medium of instruction and a common platform of assessment so that all children have a fair and equal opportunity to receive high quality education. Single National Curriculum is a step in that direction.,
Do all Schools Follow the National Curriculum? The National Curriculum is not compulsory for all schools – only state primaries and secondaries. Schools that don't have to follow the curriculum are academies, free schools and private schools. And home-schoolers do not have to conform to it, either.
Curriculum is the outline of concepts to be taught to students to help them meet the content standards. Curriculum is what is taught in a given course or subject. Curriculum refers to an interactive system of instruction and learning with specific goals, contents, strategies, measurement, and resources.
The national curriculum therefore set out what children should be taught, with the aim of ensuring that each pupil is given the same standard of education. The national curriculum provides pupils with an introduction to core knowledge that they need to know in order to be educated citizens.
One of the major disadvantages of the single national curriculum is that it lacks flexibility. It can be too prescriptive and also act like a strait jacket for change. This single national curriculum may reduce innovation in curriculum design. Both of the above disadvantages can impact on teacher autonomy.23-Aug-2021
Now the incumbent government has introduced a new Single National Curriculum at the primary level from this academic session to give equal opportunity to all children at public and private schools as well as of madrassahs to receive a high-quality education. In 2022, the SNC will be introduced for Class VI to VIII.09-Jan-2022
The National Curriculum provides pupils with an introduction to the core knowledge that they need to be educated citizens. It aims to: “embody rigour and high standards and create coherence in what is taught in schools. ensure that all children are taught the essential knowledge in the key subject disciplines.
One of the most significant benefits of having a unified national curriculum is the promotion of social equality. When fully implemented, all children will have an equal and fair chance of receiving a good education (Robert, 2020). At all levels, there will be social cohesion, resulting in national integration.10-Sept-2021
The SNC attempts to bring religious neutrality by promoting intra-faith harmony and catering to the needs of students from minority faiths by teaching them according to their religious beliefs.04-Oct-2021
PTI talked about initiating a Single National Curriculum (SNC) to reframe the education system in Pakistan. It means exactly the same education system for all students disregarding their economic and social background.29-Oct-2021