TEACHER AGENCY AND LEADERSHIP IN CURRICULUM DESIGN INITIATIVES

DR. JOEL JAVINIAR

The on-going curricular reforms in the Philippines spurred creativity and innovation among educational leaders and more so among teachers. Curriculum design process from the ground became possible with teachers as leaders seizing the transformative moment brought about by curricular reforms in basic and higher education. This paper will share a few innovations of teachers leading curriculum design process/project. This presentation will also discuss what and how individuals, organizations, and networks of practitioners use these innovations to meet the needs for curricular and instructional goals and objectives.