Interdisciplinary learning

Interdisciplinary learning

Three high school students with laptops in library

Interdisciplinary learning is an important element within Curriculum for Excellence. It constitutes one of the four contexts for learning in 'Building the Curriculum 3'.

About interdisciplinary learning

Interdisciplinary learning can provide relevant, challenging and enjoyable learning experiences to meet the varied needs of children and young people.

Support materials

  • Sharing practice

    Examples of how establishments have experimented with interdisciplinary learning and the impact of these projects on learning.

  • CfE Briefing 4: Interdisciplinary Learning

    Interdisciplinary learning is a planned approach to learning which uses links across different subjects or disciplines to enhance learning. This Curriculum for Excellence briefing explores interdisciplinary learning, how it can be planned and how you can take it forward.