Students will develop the necessary conceptual understanding, disciplinary skills and subject knowledge to investigate and solve real-life problems primarily through a task orientated environment.
For students who begin first year before September 2019 the Junior Certificate Metalwork syllabus will apply.
This syllabus can be viewed here:
For students who begin first year in or after September 2019, the Junior Cycle Engineering specification applies. To support the specification, Assessment Guidelines and Examples of Student Work will be provided. These will be made available on www.curriculumonline.ie.
The Junior Cycle Engineering specification will be introduced into schools in September 2019. The development of the specification began in September 2017.
The background paper and consultation report for Junior Cycle Technology subjects explores the development of the Technology subject at Junior Cycle; highlights good practice at home and abroad, and uses evidence-based research to inform the revision of the specification.
For students entering first year before September 2019, the Junior Certificate Metalwork syllabus will apply. Download the fact sheets for Junior Certificate Metalwork here:
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