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Book 1

Intent is all the planning that happens before teaching happens… the why? and what? of education. Find out more

Book 2

Implementation is how plans are translated into classroom practice… the how? of education Find out more

Book 3

Impact is how we evaluate our curriculum and pupil outcomes… the how successfully? of education. Find out more

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The six steps

In the first book in this 3-volume series, School and College Curriculum Design 1: Intent, author Matt Bromley articulated a six-step process for curriculum intent – all the planning that happens before teaching happens…

You can read a summary of each step in this process by clicking on the relevant image below…


In the second book in the series, School and College Curriculum Design 2: Implementation, Matt also set out a six-step process, this time for implementation – all the teaching that happens next. It looks like this…

You can read a summary of each step in this process by clicking on the relevant image below…


In the third book in this 3-volume series, School and College Curriculum Design 3: Impact, author Matt Bromley articulated a six-step process for curriculum impact – how to evaluate the effectiveness of curriculum planning, teaching and pupil’s progress and outcomes. It looks like this…

Summaries of the first four of these six steps of curriculum impact are available now by linking on the banners below; steps 5 and 6 will be available soon…

Podcast

In April 2020, Matt was interviewed by Pete Henshaw, editor of SecEd Magazine, about his book, School & College Curriculum Design, in which he shared steps 1, 2 and 3 of his curriculum design process: agree the vision, set the destination, and assess the starting points. You can listen via the SecEd website, or download the podcast from your usual podcast service including iTunes and Spotify. Listen now: Part 1 | Part 2

Blogs

The story so far…

A summary of Book 1 – Intent

A summary of Book 2 – Implementation

A peek inside Book 3…

What is curriculum impact?

Counting what counts…

The impact of curriculum planning

The impact of curriculum teaching

The impact on pupil outcomes and preparedness for the next stage