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June 8, 2008 / C H Thompson

Hidden Curriculum activity

 The hidden curriculum is all the things children learn in school which are not formally taught. There are three distinct views of the hidden curriculum Marxist, Feminist and Functionalist.

 Watch the two clips below and use the evidence to try and identify what functionalists would say the role of the hidden curriculum is for.



Next now try and identify what Marxist would say about the film clips. How would they view the hidden curriculum given the film evidence?

Finally, what would Feminists say about the two film clips?

Key words Marxism hidden curriculum, feminism hidden curriculum, functionalism hidden curriculum, hidden curriculum



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