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Public Consultation Opens On Landmark Overhaul Of Primary School Curriculum

The draft proposals include introducing a foreign language from third class.

A public consultation on a landmark re-imagining of the curriculum in primary and special schools is now open.

The National Council for Curriculum and Assessment is looking to get the views of parents and teachers in its efforts to update how children are educated.

The draft proposals include a greater emphasis on social, personal and values education, and introducing a foreign language from third class upwards.

Director of the NCCA, Offaly man Derek Grant says they want the curriculum to reflect modern life:

The consultation on the Draft Primary Curriculum Framework will continue until the end of February.

You can access the consultation here.


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