Principle of Curriculum Development
1. Principle of the Availability of Resources:
The curriculum implementation requires both manual and material resources. Hence the curriculum must be practical by considering the availability of teachers, laboratories, equipment; text books evaluation tests etc. If one aim highly, there will be a total failure.
2. Principles of the Nature and Objective of the course:
As every course if stated to achieve certain aims and objectives depending on its nature curriculum should be in conformity of those goals.
3. Principle of Elasticity and Variety:
The curriculum shall create disinterest in it if it is rigid and narrowly conceived. So it should balanced by giving emphasis to culture values, interest, abilities and by permitting a variety of skills, habits, hobbies etc.
Principles of the Nature and Objective of the course:
As every course is started to achieve certain aims and objectives depending on its nature the curriculum should be in conformity of those goals.
5. Principles of the Individual Interest:
a. Principle of Child Centredness:
No two children will be alike in this universe as the knowledge, achievement, interests, abilities, attitudes, social- status and physical conditions change from individual requirements by having the characteristic of child centeredness.
b. Principle of Development of Innate Powers:
The innate powers of the children must be drawn out sharpened by the curriculum. The pupils can be kept in place of a scientist so as develop their innate powers.
c. Principle of Vocational Requirement:
The curriculum should, prepare of pupils for future life by providing information about their future vocational requirements, otherwise the schooling will result in a waste.