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The consultation on the draft specification for Music is now open. Click here for more information.


The consultation on the Background Paper is now closed.

The purpose of the background paper is to explore the development of the subject at junior cycle; to highlight good practice at home and abroad and to use evidence-based research to inform the revision of the specification. The NCCA would greatly appreciate your feedback on this paper, which will be used to inform the development of the specification for Junior Cycle Geography

Read the Background Paper for Junior Cycle Geography here

Home Economics

The draft Home Economics specification is now available for public consultation. Click here for more information.


The Background Paper for Junior Cycle History can be accessed here and our Student Voice consultation video is available here.

The consultation on the background paper for History is now closed. A consultation report will be published shortly. 

Consultation on Guidelines for Wellbeing in Junior Cycle 

The consultation on the draft Guidelines for Wellbeing in Junior Cycle is now closed.

The draft Guidelines for Wellbeing can be accessed here.

Consultation on Reporting in Junior Cycle

NCCA is engaging with a range of audiences including teachers, school leaders, parents, students, educational partners, and other members of the general public. The main focus of the consultation is on the approach being taken to reporting in Junior Cycle and the templates to be used in this context. 
The consultation is open until 6th June 2016, with the guidelines due for completion and publication in September.
To find out more you can read the consultation document and take part in the online survey here