Comprehensive Curricular Reform
8:30 AM - 9:00 AM: Breakout
Room: Broadway III (Hilton Portland Downtown)
Format: Concurrent Session - 30 Minutes
Track: International
Brief Session Description: In October 2014, the National Strategy for Education, Science and Technology was adopted by Croatia. Part of it is comprehensive curricular K-12 reform with learning outcomes approach and also a focus on continuous, blended professional development, investments in infrastructure and devices, as well as on the change of policy for career promotion. The goal is to improve the quality, effectiveness and workforce relevance of education. Compulsory Computer Science has been introduced in the 5th and 6th grades. New subject curricula, as well as cross-curricular topics were published. More information available (in Croatian)