A Study of the Opportunities for Development Education at Senior Cycle
A Study of Opportunities for Development Education at Senior Cycle is an in-depth research report mapping development education opportunities at senior cycle. This review of the curriculum looks at the links between development education and specific syllabuses/course content. It also focuses on the shared values, attitudes and behaviours which are promoted throughout the curriculum, as well as its teaching methodologies and modes of assessment.
This 132 page study focuses on development education at senior cycle and its links to other subjects such as: art, biology, economics, English, Gaeilge, music, religious education and many more.
The aims of this study are:
- To provide an overview of current development education opportunities at senior cycle with specific reference to Leaving Cert, Leaving Cert Vocational Programme and Transition year.
- To identify areas of strength and challenges with regard to development education opportunities at senior cycle
- To point towards future developments at senior cycle and the opportunities they may present for the strengthening of development education within the senior cycle curriculum