The first publication of the curriculum took place in the year 2006, under the watch of Liz Hodgman. Initially, it did not have as many roles as it has currently, as the organization kept on increasing these features to what it currently is, purposively to improve the services provided to the kids.
The curriculum aims at sensitizing both the teacher and the parents on the kind of skills and knowledge that a kid should have at various stages. According to the guidelines presented in the curriculum, it aims at giving the teachers an understanding of the desired skills, knowledge, and expertise required for the early year children. They also acquire information on how to best deal with the kids on various situations while providing them with care. Parents on the other hand should be aware of the skills they expect their children to acquire after passing through the early years in school.
There are two categories of age range for this curriculum framework. The first category includes children aged between 3 and 4 years and 4 and 5 years. Teachers should teach the specific skills as stated in the different stages.
The aim of the curriculum framework is providing equal and similar information and education to the children by giving the required guidelines to the teachers. As such, it provides information on what teachers need to teach their students, for instance the subjects to cover as well as the standards that students need to cover in each subject taught.
In most cases, teachers affiliated to the program conduct studies that they forward to the policy makers as recommendations on how to improve the program. Additionally, the experts themselves could conduct a general study affecting all teachers or students, then draw conclusions and pass it as a policy or new information in the various newsletters, available to childminders in form of downloadable pdf documents. In every issue, ...Show more