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national curriculum Line breaks: na|tion¦al cur¦ricu|lum

Entry from British & World English dictionary

Definition of national curriculum in English:


A common programme of study in schools that is designed to ensure nationwide uniformity of content and standards in education.
Example sentences
  • These sessions aimed to raise the awareness of water safety as part of the national curriculum to primary school teachers.
  • The gallery is regularly packed with fascinated schoolchildren now that the subject has been put on the national curriculum for primary schools.
  • She called for the lessons to be made as part of the national curriculum, alongside sex education and other social skills classes.
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