Student Council

Subject Blogs, Wellbeing, General School News, Parents Association, Student Council / 15 July 2019
Consultation on Relationships and Sexuality Education (RSE) by the National Council for Curriculum and Assessment (NCCA)

Consultation on Relationships and Sexuality Education (RSE) by the National Council for Curriculum and Assessment (NCCA)

The review of Relationships and Sexuality Education (RSE) took place between June 2018 and March 2019. It was successful in gathering the views of a wide range of stakeholders, demonstrating the level of interest in this aspect of education. We are now engaging in consultation to ensure the findings and related draft advice is reflective of the needs of students, schools and parents.

The NCCA would like you to consider the findings and the draft advice contained in the draft Report and to submit your views.

You can find the draft Report here.
You can find the summary of the draft Report here.

Please submit your views via the online survey here.
Or make a written submission using this template and emailing your response to RSEreview@ncca.ie.

The deadline for completing the survey or emailing a written submission is Friday 25th October 2019. After this phase of consultation is complete, a final report containing the advice for future directions will be completed and issued to the Minister for Education and Skills.

The NCCA wishes to thank the organisations, individuals and schools who have participated in the review to date.

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Subject Blogs, Wellbeing, General School News, Junior Cycle, Student Council, Transition Year / 9 April 2019
Global Competency: Preparing Our Youth for an Inclusive and Sustainable World

Global Competency: Preparing Our Youth for an Inclusive and Sustainable World

Can schools promote global competence?

Schools play a crucial role in helping young people to develop global competence by:

* providing opportunities to learn about global developments;
* teaching students how they can develop a fact-based and critical worldview of today;
* equipping students with the means to analyse a broad range of cultural practices and meanings;
* engaging students in experiences that facilitate intercultural relations;
* promoting the value of diversity



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Subject Blogs, Geography, Science/Maths, General School News, Student Council, Green Schools / 19 March 2019
Stratford students and teachers talk to Minister Richard Bruton TD at Schools Strike 4 Climate protest

Stratford students and teachers talk to Minister Richard Bruton TD at Schools Strike 4 Climate protest

Almost half the students of Stratford College marched to Dáil Éireann, along with some of their teachers on Friday, 15th March as part of the Strike 4 Climate Change protest. Walking from Rathgar, through Rathmines and then around St. Stephen's Stratford students made their voices heard with their banners, whistles and chants.

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