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Shaping Your Curriculum - May '21

Examine what makes an inclusive curriculum, as well as how to embed sustainability, employability and global perspectives.

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Shaping Your Curriculum - May '21
  • Duration

    2 weeks
  • Weekly study

    8 hours

What are the considerations we need to bear in mind when designing a curriculum?

With an increasingly diverse student population, how can we ensure our curriculum is inclusive in order to ensure that we create learning opportunities for all?

This short course will look at ways in which we can develop an inclusive curriculum. In addition, it will also examine a number of other key curriculum design elements, including sustainably, employability and global perspectives.

What topics will you cover?

  • What makes an inclusive curriculum

  • Education for sustainable development

  • Integrating global perspectives into curriculum

Learning on this course

You can take this self-guided course and learn at your own pace. On every step of the course you can meet other learners, share your ideas and join in with active discussions in the comments.

Who is the course for?

Colleagues at Coventry University and CU Group who teach and/or support student learning in Higher Education.

Who will you learn with?

Course director for PgCert APHE. Passionate about learning and teaching. Research interests include blended learning, academic development, assessment and feedback.


Assistant Professor in Academic Development, Course Director for PGCert APHE, Practice background in education and youth work SFHEA MCMI @jessbishop

Who developed the course?

Coventry University

Coventry secured gold in the UK Government’s 2017 Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) and is University of the Year for Student Experience in The Times & The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019.

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  • Experience the power of social learning, and get inspired by an international network of learners
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