1824, from Modern Latin transferred use of classical Latin curriculum "a running, course, career" (also "a fast chariot, racing car"), from currere (see current (adj.)). Used in English as a Latin word since 1630s at Scottish universities.
1. The national curriculum must be a guide, not a straitjacket.
2. All the schools have music and dancing as part of the curriculum.
3. The staff should work together to revise the school curriculum.
4. Russian is the one compulsory foreign language on the school curriculum.