Regenerating the Curriculum Committee

O'Hanlon, James; Wood, Fred H.
November 1972
Educational Leadership;Nov1972, Vol. 30 Issue 2, p157
The article discusses ways by which a school can improve the effectiveness of its curriculum development committee. According to the authors, the person in the best position to facilitate and provide support to the committee is the curriculum specialist. The authors state that the curriculum specialist must take the responsibility to determine that appropriate members are selected for the committee. The curriculum development committee should be supported in areas like activity legitimization, resources and support team. The authors also discussed the benefits of a well-planned, well-supported curriculum development committee.


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