Readiness Audit For Gulliver Academy

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Readiness Audit for Gulliver Academy
A curriculum management audit is an examination of a schools curriculum including the way it is written and delivered to students (Phi delta kappa international: Growing and connecting leaders in education, n.d.). The auditing team will compare 5 standards to the schools curriculum (Phi delta kappa international: Growing and connecting leaders in education, n.d.). A team of auditors will use the 5 standards to evaluate the effectiveness of a curriculum. The auditing team is usually comprised of administrators, lead teachers, and a curriculum specialist. The audit team will conduct site visits, interviews, and use documents to determine if the curriculum was written correctly, taught properly, and tested effectively (Phi delta kappa international: Growing and connecting leaders in education, n.d.). After a curriculum audit is completed a list of findings is given to the person who ordered the audit (B. Poston, personal communication, July 30, 2014). The school will then have to make adjustments to the curriculum; this can include eliminating programs or practices completely, adjusting them, or improving upon them (English, 2008). An audit team is usually put in place to conduct an audit but this time only one person was used. Bret Ginsberg who is an administrative assistant was chosen to use one of 5 curriculum audit standards against the 5th grade English curriculum. Standard 2 was chosen for the audit. Standard 2 states: a school system…
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