Developing curriculum leadership in a primary school: A Hong Kong case study

Hau Fai Edmond LAW, Wai Yan Sally WAN

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Abstract

This study was designed to investigate the theory and practice of curriculum leadership within the tradition of school-based curriculum development. A case study methodology was used to evaluate the extent that teacher engagement in curriculum decision making processes within a school based structure of curriculum development had led to professional development. Evidence revealed positively that participating teachers had developed themselves professionally through the process of planning, implementing and reflecting curriculum practice and innovation. However, the complexity of the structures and processes that were established for the implementation of the concept of teacher curriculum leadership needs further empirical and theoretical work.
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - May 2005

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primary school
Hong Kong
leadership
curriculum
curriculum development
teacher
decision making process
school
innovation
planning
methodology
evidence

Citation

Law, E. H. F., & Wan, S. W. Y.(2005, May). Developing curriculum leadership in a primary school: A Hong Kong case study. Paper presented at Redesigning Pedagogy International Conference: Research, Policy, Practice, Singapore.

Keywords

  • Curriculum leadership
  • School-based curriculum development
  • Curriculum change