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Compulsory flexible curriculum refers to the part of the compulsory curriculum in which there is flexibility or choice for schools or students. For example, a school may choose to offer more classes than the minimum in science and only the minimum required number of classes in art within the compulsory time frame.

Source Publication:
Education at a Glance, OECD, Paris, 2002, Glossary.

Cross References:
Compulsory core curriculum
Compulsory curriculum
Intended instruction time
Non-compulsory curriculum

Statistical Theme: Education and training statistics

Created on Thursday, January 30, 2003

Last updated on Friday, April 12, 2013