A priori syllabus

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An a priori syllabus (/ˈeɪ ˈpraɪ(j)ɔ:raɪ ˈsɪləbʌs/) is a syllabus that is decided before the course is run.

This gives little chance for teachers to react to specific learner needs than the alternative - an a posteriori syllabus.