IRELAND - NCCA

National Council for Curriculum and Assessment - NCCA
35 Fitzwilliam Square
IE - DUBLIN 2
www.ncca.ie

CIDREE representative:
Mr John Hammond
Phone +353 1 661 7177
Fax +353 1 661 7180
john.hammond[at]ncca.ie

CIDREE National Coordinator:
Mr Tracy Curran
Phone +353 87 9526783
tracy.curran[at]ncca.ie


Institutional size: 40

Key functions

  • Curriculum development
  • Assessment and qualifications system development
  • Oversight of assessment/examinations procedures
  • Policy development advice to government
  • Guidance/advice for schools

Educational Sectors Covered

  • Eary Childhood
  • Primary
  • Secondary
  • Special

Current Educational Priorities/Projects

  • Ongoing development and review of curriculum specifications, initiatives, assessment guidelines support materials and examples of student work
  • Support for curriculum implementation and evaluation
  • Research and consultation on new curriculum developments
  • Working with school networks to consult and review recent developments
  • Supporting inclusion and transitions across stages of education

Current Organisational Priorities/Concerns

  • Promoting engagement and consultation with stakeholders
  • Communicating, leading and supporting curriculum change
  • Networking with schools and teachers
  • Collecting knowledge and research to inform future directions