Curriculum differentiation

DEFINITION:  The process of modifying or adapting the curriculum according to the different ability levels of the VET learners. It is a strategy that teachers/trainers can use with a view to providing meaningful learning experiences for all learners. Differentiation takes account of learner differences and matches curriculum content and teaching and assessment methods to learning styles and learner needs and characteristics. It may focus on input, task, outcome, output, response, resources or support. (Source: UNESCO 2004).

SOURCE:  Adapted from IBE (2013). Glossary of Curriculum Terminology , IBE-UNESCO.


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