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Welcome to curriculumonline

Here you will find all curriculum documentation and supporting material for the Irish curriculum for children from 1-6 (Aistear), pupils from 5-12 (Primary), students from 12-15 (Junior Cycle) and 16-18 (Senior Cycle).

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BEACONS video

BEACONS

In March 2022, NCCA hosted a BEACONS event in collaboration with the Teaching Council.

BEACONS
SPHE-RSE Toolkit

SPHE/RSE Toolkit (Primary)

This toolkit is being developed to support teachers working with Relationships and Sexuality Education (RSE) as an aspect of the current SPHE curriculum.

SPHE/RSE Toolkit (Primary)

SPHE/RSE toolkit (Junior Cycle)

SPHE is a broad curriculum that helps children and young people learn about themselves and to develop and maintain healthy relationships.

SPHE/RSE toolkit (Junior Cycle)

SPHE Toolkit (Senior Cycle)

The materials in this toolkit are designed to support you in independently progressing your professional development in SPHE.

SPHE Toolkit (Senior Cycle)

Aistear Síolta Practice Guide

The Practice Guide includes resources to help practitioners to critically reflect on their curriculum and to identify what works well.

Aistear Síolta Practice Guide

Senior Cycle Redevelopment

Senior Cycle is being redeveloped following a comprehensive review process.

Senior Cycle Redevelopment

Sectors

Early Childhood practitioner encouraging a child to build a tower from colourful, interconnecting blocks

Early Childhood

Aistear is the early childhood curriculum framework for all children from birth to 6 years in Ireland.

Early Childhood
Primary pupils and their teacher working together on completing a painting

Primary

The Irish primary education system aims to provide a holistic education to enable children to live their lives to the full and to realise their potential as unique individuals.

Primary
Junior Cycle student in class full of other students

Junior Cycle

The Framework for Junior Cycle provides the basis for post-primary schools to plan quality, inclusive and relevant education programmes with improved learning experiences for all students, including those with special educational needs.

Junior Cycle
Senior Cycle students sitting around a table discussing project work

Senior Cycle

Senior cycle education is the period of education that follows the junior cycle and is generally taken by students between the ages of 15 and 18.

Senior Cycle

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