curriculum noun

ADJ. broad, broadly-based, wide | narrow Teachers feel that the present curriculum is too narrow. | core Student choose from optional subjects in addition to the core curriculum. | national, official, statutory | mainstream His disability does not prevent him from following the mainstream curriculum. | academic, educational | higher education, primary, school, secondary, undergraduate | subject-based | English, geography, mathematics, etc. | hidden Children learn many of their attitudes to life from the hidden curriculum at school.

VERB + CURRICULUM design, develop, plan | broaden | introduce sth into Film Studies has been introduced into the curriculum as an option. | follow

CURRICULUM + NOUN content, subjects | materials | design, development, planning | aims, objectives | change, reform, review

PREP. across the ~ Pupils use computers across the curriculum (= in all or most subjects). | on a/the ~ They all have to study French because it's on the curriculum. | in a/the ~ More room should be given to foreign languages in the curriculum. | within a/the ~ the balance of subjects within the curriculum

PHRASES areas of the curriculum We cover all areas of the curriculum.