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.
Publisher: NCCA Irish Aid
Country of Origin: Ireland
Keywords: Curriculum, Development Education, Irish Aid, Methodology, NCCA, Post Primary, Research, Senior Cycle, Transition Year.
Target Audience: 16+ years Senior Cycle Transition Year Whole School
Curriculum Subjects: Agricultural Science Art, Craft and Design Biology Construction Studies Economics English French Geography German History Irish Italian Languages Leaving Certificate Applied Mathematics Music Religious Education Spanish
Available Formats: Report Research Document
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