Educational Planning and Management Department, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran.


Availability of capital, manpower and substantial materials were, in the past, taken into account as the main factor for development programs in the many societies in all over the world. But since the dawn of new millennium, knowledge, spreading and usage of the knowledge has a high efficacious position on the destiny of countries. Hence, the value and position of higher education is inevitable and those kinds of the curriculum and educational planning that are compatible with the diverse and variable needs in societies, would be in priority. In the beginning of paper, first, the aim of evaluation in curriculum would be discussed. Then the evaluation criteria would be reviewed and finally four stages of evaluation of curriculum will be explained.