The authors present an analysis of the draft K-6 curriculum and suggest ways that Canadian academics can add their voices to the curriculum debate in Alberta.
In this post, the author argues that the draft K-6 curriculum has a weak foundation and should be discarded. Instead, Alberta Education should resurrect the 2018 Draft and continue to refine it.
In this post, Dr. Murgatroyd argues that curriculum developers need to consider assessment during the curriculum development process.
Canadian Parents for French – Alberta: Open Letter and Three Consultants’ Reports on the Draft K-6 Curriculum
Read the open letter to Minister of Education Adriana LaGrange from Canadian Parents for French – Alberta as well as three reports by consultants who reviewed the draft curriculum on behalf of the organization.
Dr. J-C Couture argues that, while there is widespread agreement that the most recent K-6 draft curriculum is rife with obvious content and design flaws, it is important to pause a moment and consider deeper legacy challenges and undercurrents that have contributed to the UCP government’s most recent curriculum redesign effort.
Fédération des conseils scolaires francophones de l’Alberta (FCSFA) response to the draft curriculum
Read the Press Releases (EN, FR) from the Fédération des conseils scolaires francophones de l’Alberta (FCSFA) regarding the draft Alberta curriculum.
Based on their analysis of the draft K-6 curriculum, the Education Team at the Faculté Saint-Jean offer 14 recommendations for Francophone and French immersion education.