NATIONAL CURRICULA

Use the links below to check how your child's learning correlates to age-appropriate learning benchmarks from the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Australia, and New Zealand.

United States: It is not possible to provide links to the curricula of all 50 U.S. states. You can conduct your own search under “state of X department of education curriculum documents” or ask school administrators in your area for guidance. Here are two for orientation:

Virginia: http://www.doe.virginia.gov/instruction/index.shtml. Follow the right side column to subject area and then choose from Word or PDF documents.

California: http://www.cde.ca.gov/be/st/ss/

Canada:

Ontario: http://www.edu.gov.on.ca/eng/curriculum/elementary/subjects.html.

Alberta: http://education.alberta.ca/teachers.aspx. Click on a subject area under “Programs of Study” and then “programs of study” again to find detailed information.

United Kingdom: A source document for the UK curriculum is: http://www.education.gov.uk/schools/teachingandlearning/curriculum/primary. The Department for Children, Schools, and Families also lists suggested Schemes of Work on their Standards site (http://www.standards.dfes.gov.uk/schemes3/).

Australia: Links to all Australian state curricula can be found under: http://www.curriculum.edu.au/ccsite/default.asp?id=20029.

New Zealand:Select a subject area and then follow the link to “Curriculum Achievement Objectives” on right. http://nzcurriculum.tki.org.nz/Curriculum-documents/The-New-Zealand-Curriculum/Learning-areas