ERIC Number: ED357999
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: N/A
Year 2000: A Framework for Learning.
British Columbia Dept. of Education, Victoria.
Consisting of five sections, this paper presents the policy of the British Columbia (Canada) Ministry of Education regarding the organization of educational services for students through provincial curriculum and assessment programs. It also provides guidance to school and district personnel as they carry out their responsibilities to interpret and implement provincial guidelines, and as they develop local policies and programs for the delivery of educational services to children. The first section provides background information about the findings of the 1988 Sullivan Royal Commission on Education and about the Mandate and Policy Directions for the school system announced by the Minister of Education in January, 1989. The second section outlines key principles about the nature of learning and about the implications of these principles for educational programs. The third section presents the "Framework for Learning" and describes the general features of the new provincial programs. The fourth section offers descriptions of the new Primary, Intermediate, and Graduation Programs. The fifth section is a brief summary of the paper. (DB)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Policymakers; Teachers; Administrators; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: British Columbia Dept. of Education, Victoria.
Identifiers - Location: Canada