Definitions of Curriculum that Encourage Inclusion

Definitions of Curriculum that Encourage Inclusion

Dr. Carmen Shields has been an important member of the committee developing the Toronto Catholic District School Board pilot project “A Place of Belonging.” She is a past Chair of Graduate Studies in Education at Nipissing University and has helped to situate the project in terms of curriculum theory.

She notes,

“Unfortunately most of the school definitions of curriculum these days leave out the specific individuals we are talking about in this project. Curriculum is defined today in Ontario as subject matter – literacy and numeracy at the moment–but there are many definitions of curriculum.”

To read Dr. Shield’s full statement about this project and two very inclusive definitions of ‘curriculum,’ visit:

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