Consultation on Curriculum

Monday 26 November 2018

The NCCA has commenced two consultations which ASTI members are invited to contribute to.

Leaving Certificate Applied: New descriptors have been developed for three Leaving Certificate Applied areas: English and Communications; ICT; and Mathematical Applications.

Relationships and Sexuality Education: Following a direction from the Minister for Education and Skills, the NCCA is reviewing the Relationships and Sexuality with particular reference to the following issues:

·         Consent, what it means and its importance;

·         Developments in contraception;

·         Healthy, positive sexual expression and relationships;

·         Safe use of the internet;

·         Social media and its effects on relationships and self-esteem;

·         LGBTQ+ matter