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Art, Craft, Design

Art, Craft, Design

Art Craft Design

The new specification for Visual Art is available here. Its implementation will begin for First Year students in post-primary schools in September 2017.

Consultation on Junior Cycle Visual Art (proposed new title for Art, Craft, Design)
The consultation on the draft specification for Visual Art in Junior Cycle is now closed.
The draft specification for Junior Cycle Visual Art can be accessed here

The report on the consultation on the background paper for junior cycle Art, Craft, Design can be read here

Read the Background Paper and Brief for junior cycle Art, Craft, Design here

Subject review

The development of the new junior cycle Art, Craft, Design specification began in December 2014. To provide a strong, representative and responsive basis for its curriculum and development work the NCCA has established development groups to undertake specific tasks in subjects. The Art, Craft, Design Development Group consists of the nominees from a range of education stakeholders including teacher and management bodies, the Department of Education and Skills, and the State Examinations Commission. Reports of development group meetings can be accessed below: