Key Concepts for Understanding the Curriculum is aimed at assisting various personnel concerned about and involved in curriculum decision-making. ....a major clientele are those pre-service teachers who will be commencing full-time careers in schools, namely students who are taking teacher education degrees (BA (Education), Bachelor of Education, Diploma of Education, Diploma of Teaching and PGCEs). Another major group who are likely to be very interested in the book include those practising teachers who are embarking upon professional development programmes. Parents and community members involved as school governors and members of school councils, boards and districts, will obtain considerable assistance from the succinctly stated commentaries about major curriculum concepts. The book provides details about twenty-one major concepts in curriculum.