The curriculum negotiation method

CPD Nr.: 
Developed by: 
SLO, The Netherlands


  • Bron, J. (2018). Student voice in curriulum development: the in negotiation
Purpose of the material: 

The purpose of this CPD is to:

  • Involve students in decision making about their curriculum.
  • Increase the relevance of the curriculum from a student perspective.
  • Develop democratic qualities amongst students.

Student prompt sheet.


Students use the prompt sheet to awaken prior knowledge and learning experiences; develop learning questions; negotiate the relevance of questions with peers and teacher. The process results in a set of learning questions for the forthcoming lessons.

How you can use this material in your practice: 

This material can be used in classroom settings at the start of a new unit.


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