Computer Science: new Leaving Certificate subject will be introduced in September 2018

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NEWS / 4 September 2017

The NCCA (National Council for Curriculum and Assessment) published the draft specification for the new Leaving Certificate subject of Computer Science in June 2017. It is currently in the consultation phase which is due to end on 22nd September 2017.

The NCCA (National Council for Curriculum and Assessment) published the draft specification for the new Leaving Certificate subject of Computer Science in June 2017. It is currently in the consultation phase which is due to end on 22nd September 2017. Computer Science will be introduced on a phased based to schools starting September 2018.

There are a number of ways in which to get involved with the consultation phase. They are listed on the NCCA Draft Consultation page for Computer Science. CESI (Computers in Education Society of Ireland) is organising a symposium on 16th September in Maynooth University to discuss the draft specification. Go to the CESI website to register - attendance is free.

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