Definitions for "Curriculum 2000"
Curriculum 2000 is post-16 curriculum in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. The programmes include A levels, vocational A levels and a key skills qualification.
The new types of courses (eg AS and A Levels) taken by students from 2000 onwards, replacing the traditional A Level/GNVQ courses.
A new national qualification framework, known as Curriculum 2000, has introduced significant changes in the post-16 curriculum. Students are now offered a different range of qualifications at FE, which are designed to promote a broader range of study. The new components include: revised specifications at GCS Advanced level; the introduction of Advanced Subsidiary (AS) level; new Vocational awards; Free Standing units; and encouragement for all students to take Key Skills.