A national curriculum is a common programme of study in schools that is designed to ensure nationwide uniformity of content and standards in education. It is usually legislated by the national government, and may involve coordination with state or other regional authorities which have administered school curriculum.
Examples of national curricula include:
- Australia - Australian Curriculum
- Bangladesh - National Curriculum and Textbook Board
- England, Wales and Northern Ireland - National Curriculum (England, Wales and Northern Ireland)
- India - National Curriculum Framework (NCF 2005)
- Scotland - Curriculum for Excellence