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An Chomhairle Náisiúnta Curaclaim agus Measúnachta
National Council for Curriculum and Assessment

Purchase Orders

Purchase Orders for €20,000 or above

In line with a Programme for Government commitment the NCCA publishes the Purchase Orders for goods and services of more than €20,000 procured by the Council.



PO Supplier Description Amount
 3144  Evros Technology Group  EMS (Enterprise Moblie Security ) upgrade   €23,616.00
3434  The Teaching Council  Research grant to support the development of an online research platform for teachers and researchers.    €28,000.00
 3768  Schools Forum  Payment of a grant of €500 to 43 schools and preschools who are working with the NCCA on the review and redevelopment of the Primary School Curriculum.   €21,500.00
 3441  i3 Digital  Redevelopment of the Primary Language Curriculum webpages on    €30,307.20
 3869  Micromail  Azure software licensing.    €33,298.11


PO Supplier Description Amount
2694 The Web Bureau Development of a new corporate website for NCCA €60,375
2687 Máirtín Ó Curráin​ Research and data analysis for the Leaving Certificate Oral Irish examinations for the years 2011 and 2015 €21,000


PO Supplier Description Amount
2484 Indigo Multimedia Ltd Research and development of an app to support and enhance young people's learning in senior cycle physical education €82,272
2412 2bcreative Printing and delivery of 1,0000 copies of Aistear books €22,690
2377 Lero – The Irish Software Research Centre Research on Leaving Certificate Computer Science €24,325
2344 Prof Jannette Elwood Research to evaluate the effectiveness of the processes used in the development and use of annotated examples of student work as part of the support provided by NCCA for teachers in coming to assessment judgements in the new Junior Cycle €20,000
2260 Computer Based Math, The Wolfram Centre Development of computer-based learning resources in support of the revised Applied Mathematics Syllabus for the Leaving Certificate €61,500
2237 Iterate User Research for corporate website and development of Information Architecture €32,090
2196 Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI) Data analysis on completed questionnaires received as part of the consultation process on the development of the curriculum in Education about Religions and Beliefs (ERB) & Ethics €30,917


PO Supplier Description Amount
2127 Wriggle Purchase of 22 Microsoft Surfaces Pro 4 €32,621
2052 Digilogue Update to Level 2 e-Planning Tool €25,114
2048 Principle Design Consultants Artwork, print and mailing of assessment materials in Irish and English to all post primary schools €35,842
2010 Inspired Software & Services Ltd Migration of user profiles from onsite premise to Azure active directory €22,500
1750 Digilogue Update to Level 2 e-Planning Tool €22,632
1685 I3 Digital Development of a template the Curriculum Online website including content migration €31,723
1683 I3 Digital Publication of the Primary Language Curriculum (English and Irish) for junior infants to second class on €75,000


PO Supplier Description Amount
1605 Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI) Research (‘data-mining’) on Welbeing and Children's Experiences in Primary School €28,605
1579 Various A grant of €2,000 euro to be paid to 21 network schools for ongoing work on Junior Cycle developments in 2014/15 €42,000
1541 Professor Joy Cumming To conduct research on the development of a Teacher Assessment Identity Instrument €48,000
1490 Móinéar Teoranta To conduct research on the impact of changes to the Leaving Certificate Irish Oral Examination €75,000


PO Supplier Description Amount
1315 Collaborative Assessment Alliance Participation fee: Collaborative Assessment Alliance $100,000 (€74,000 over three years)
1292 Penhouse Design Printing, binding and delivery of 10,500 copies of Aistear, the Early Childhood Curriculum Framework €24,750
1148 i3 Digital Development of a curriculum online website €45,180
1079 St Patrick’ s College, Drumcondra Maths Research in early childhood and primary education (3-8 years) €30,000


PO Supplier Description Amount
928 Penhouse Design Design and print of posters €20,436
857 Cloudware Ltd T/A Aladdin Schools Development of online Report Card Templates €27,490
854 Prospectus Strategy Consultants Strategic Review of NCCA €45,387
790 Bridge 21, Trinity College Dublin Action research with a network of schools to trial aspects of the junior cycle proposals €40,000