Public Consultation - Draft Primary Curriculum Framework

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The NCCA is consulting on the Draft Primary Curriculum Framework and the consultation is open until 30th December 2020.


We urge you to participate in this consultation as follows:

Find out more about the redevelopment of the primary curriculum here.

You can read the Draft Primary Curriculum Framework for consultation here.



Other consultation formats


Consultation with Schools

During the consultation, the Schools Forum will consider the key proposals in the Draft Primary Curriculum Framework and provide detailed feedback on them. This opportunity is also open to all schools and support materials have been developed to encourage teachers and school leaders to get involved.

Find out more here. (In the tab ‘Consultation' you will find ‘Consultation materials for schools.’)

Consultation with Children

An important part of the consultation will be engaging with children to gather their views, in appropriate ways, on their experiences of learning and teaching through which the curriculum is enacted.

Consultative Seminar 

 A consultative seminar will take place in Croke Park on September 29th 2020. More details will follow.


During the consultation, a series of bilateral meetings are planned between the NCCA and education stakeholders to discuss and provide feedback on the key proposals for change in the Draft Primary Curriculum Framework.



Consultation with teachers and school leaders

A number of focus group meetings will take place for teachers and school leaders. These meetings will take place at the following venues and dates from 4.00-6.00pm. 



Kildare Education Centre March 25th
Navan Education Centre March 26th
Limerick Education Centre March 31st
Drumcondra Education Centre April 1st
Cork Education Support Centre April 2nd
Peacockes Hotel, Connemara May 11th
Cavan Crystal Hotel May 11th
Sligo Education Centre May 13th
An Chúirt, Gweedore May 21st
Wexford Education Centre May 28th


If you are interested in attending these meetings, please complete this short online formRegistration closes one week prior to each meeting. 


For more information visit NCCA website.

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