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Revised Curriculum for Leaving Certificate Economics: Update

By 25 January 2017 August 9th, 2017 No Comments

Last year the National Council for Curriculum and Assessment initiated a process aimed at updating and revising the curriculum and assessment methods for Leaving Certificate Economics.

On behalf of the IEA, Dr. Kevin Denny (UCD), Dr. Aedin Doris (Maynooth University) & Dr. Stephen Kinsella (UL) prepared a response to the original.

The original NCCA back ground paper is available at NCCA report and the response prepared by the Irish Economic Association is available at IEA Response.

Following the initial comments the NCCA ran a consultation on a new revised draft Leaving Certificate Economics specification.  A link to the draft specification is available here.  At the request of the NCCA Dr. Kevin Denny (UCD), Dr. Aedin Doris (Maynooth University) & Prof. Donal O’Neill (Maynooth University prepared a response to the this draft. This document is available here.

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