Interested in curriculum development?

NCCA is convening a Development Group for each of the following:

  • Leaving Certificate Accounting
  • Leaving Certificate Construction Studies
  • Leaving Certificate Engineering
  • Leaving Certificate English
  • Leaving Certificate Geography
  • LCVP Link Modules
  • Leaving Certificate Physical Education

NCCA is looking for two people to support the work of each of the Development Groups. Members of the Development Group play a key role in redeveloping senior cycle curriculum.

It is envisaged that the new specifications will be introduced in schools from September 2026 and the Development Groups will have a key role in this work. The Group will include nominees of the education partners, the Department of Education and other key education agencies. To avail of further expertise, the NCCA is seeking expressions of interest from individuals who would like to contribute to work on the new specifications.

Specialist knowledge and expertise
Interested individuals might offer one or more of the following:

  • experience of innovative classroom practice at second/third level
  • involvement in research in areas involving or related to the subject
  • involvement in projects designed to broaden the appeal of the subject
  • knowledge of assessment practice in the subject
  • experience of working in curriculum development
  • experience of working with learning outcomes

If you are a teacher or researcher or if you work outside the formal education sector, the Council is particularly interested in hearing from you.

The Council plans to have its work on the specifications completed by Q2, 2025. Beginning in February 2024, the Development Group will support this work through a series of day-long meetings. It is estimated that up to 10 such meetings will take place.

Please complete the relevant online ‘expression of interest’ form below by 5pm on January 10th, 2024. Two positions on each Development Group will be filled using this process.