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Curriculum and Assessment Reading List

Curriculum and Assessment in Teaching and Learning, 2021/22, Semester 2
Nadine Cavigioli
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

The following is a recommended reading and resource list. There are three core texts, and students are also encouraged to search for other relevant sources within the library.


Boyle, B. and Charles, M. 2015. Curriculum development: a guide for educators. Los Angeles: Sage. [Available Online]  

Chitty, C. 2014. Education policy in Britain. 3rd ed. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan. [Available Online]  

Kelly, AV. 2009. The curriculum: theory and practice. 6th ed. London: Sage. [Available Online]  


Armitage, A., Evershed, J., Hayes, D., Hudson, A., Kent, J., Lawes, S., Poma, S. and Renwick, M.  2012. Teaching and training in lifelong learning. 4th ed. Maidenhead: Open University Press. [Available Online]

Ball, SJ. 2017. The education debate. 3rd ed. Bristol: Policy Press. [Available Online] 

Bartlett, J. 2015. Outstanding assessment for learning in the classroom. Abingdon: Routledge. [Available Online]

Blanchard, J. 2009. Teaching, learning and assessment. Maidenhead: Open University Press.

Bryan, C. and Clegg, K. eds. 2006. Innovative assessment in higher education. London: Routledge. [Available Online]

Cameron, C. and Moss, P. eds. 2020. Transforming early childhood in England: towards a democratic education. London: UCL Press. [Available Online]

Forrester, G. and Garratt, D. 2016. Education policy unravelled. London: Bloomsbury Academic. [Available Online] 

Graham, L., Berman, J. and Bellert, A. 2015. Sustainable learning: inclusive practices for 21st century classrooms. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. [Available Online]

Griffin, P. ed. 2018. Assessment for teaching. 2nd ed. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. [Available Online]

Gunter, H. ed. 2012. The state and education policy: the academies programme. London: Continuum. [Available Online]

Hayes, D. 2003. Planning, teaching and class management in primary schools. London: David Fulton.  

McLachlan, C., Fleer, M. and Edwards, S. 2018. Early childhood curriculum: planning, assessment and implementation. 3rd ed. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. [Available Online]

Reid, G. 2013. Dyslexia and inclusion classroom approaches for assessment, teaching and learning. 2nd ed. Abingdon: Routledge. [Available Online]

Ross, A. 2000. Curriculum: construction and critique. London: Falmer. [Available Online]

Spendlove, D. 2009. Putting assessment for learning into practice. London: Continuum. [Available Online]

Wyse, D., Baumfield, VM., Egan, D., Gallagher, C., Hayward, L., Hulme, M., Leitch, R., Livingston, K., Menter, I. and Lingard, B. 2013. Creating the curriculum. London: Routledge. [Available Online]

This list was last updated on 13/01/2022