Vol. 1 No. 1 (1985)

First Steps in the Curriculum

John Wilson
Barbara Cowell


  • Curriculum,
  • Philosophy of Education

How to Cite

Wilson, J., & Cowell, B. (2015). First Steps in the Curriculum. Caribbean Curriculum, 1(1), 7–18. Retrieved from https://journals.sta.uwi.edu/ojs/index.php/cc/article/view/744


The most striking and alarming thing about the curriculum or curricular theory is that debates and discussions never seem to get anywhere; there seems to be no publicly and rationally agreed advance in knowledge. The second difficulty is that curriculum itself is not properly understood or agreed. Finally, there is the difficulty that we tend to take existing subject titles for granted.