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Association of Educational Assessment,Europe (AEA-Europe)A platform for discussion of developments in educational assessment in Europe.
COGG: An Chomhairle um Oideachas Gaeltachta agus GaelscolaíochtaCOGG advises the Minister for Education and Skills and the NCCA on teaching of/through Irish. They provide teaching resources, support services, and research for Gaeltacht schools, Gaelscoileanna and all the country's schools. Visit the website for information about COGG, resources in Irish and downloadable materials.
CIDREE (Consortium of Institutions for Development and Research in Education in Europe)A self-managing network of educational bodies that play a recognised national role in the field of curriculum development and/or educational research.
DES (Department of Education and Skills)Website of Department of Education and Skills in Ireland.
Discover Primary Science logoDiscover Primary ScienceDiscover Primary Science is the national programme to foster interest in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) in primary schools. The website provides downloadable SESE-based activities for teachers and children. There are also activities in the form of flash moves, all of which support the SESE curriculum.
Dublin City Childcare CommitteeThe DCCC website was established to assist people in the Dublin city area wth their childcare needs.
Educational Research Centre, IrelandThe centre works at all levels of the Irish education system from pre-school to third level.
Irish National Teachers' Organisation (INTO)The INTO represents teachers at primary level in the Republic of Ireland, and at primary and post-primary level in Northern Ireland. An extensive list of resources is available from the Classroom Resources area of the website.
Leaving Certificate AppliedThe Leaving Certificate Applied (LCA) programme is a two-year Leaving Certificate available to students who wish to follow a practical programme with a strong vocational emphasis. The website has information on the programme, a list of schools/centres offering the programme and information about forthcoming training opportunities.
Leaving Certificate Vocational ProgrammeThe Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme (LCVP) is a Senior Cycle programme of the Department of Education and Skills designed to give a strong vocational dimension to the Leaving Certificate (established). The website has information on the programme, a list of schools/centres offering the programme and contact details for support.
National Centre for Technology in Education (NCTE)The NCTE is an Irish government agency established to provide advice, support and information on the use of information and communication technology (ICT) in schools.
National Foundation for Educational Research, UK (NFER)This educational research organisation provides evidence to improve practice and understanding and provides services and information for educators, policy leaders and practitioners.
PrimaryProfessional Development Service (PPDS)PPDS is the support service for the primary sector. The website contains curricular and organisational development resources, publications and multi-media content.
School Development Planning Initiative (SDPI)The SDPI website offers information, guidelines and resource materials to support the process of development planning in post-primary schools.
ScoilnetScoilnet is the official education portal of the Irish Department of Education and Skills, providing a digital database of 11,500+ resources reviewed and mapped to the curriculum by teachers. Lesson plans, quizzes, interactive activities, etc. are accessed via the Resource Finder and are ideal for teaching and learning. Scoilnet also provides access to Encyclopaedia Britannica and World Book.
Second Level Support Service (SLSS)The SLSS website is dedicated to supporting the professional development of teachers in second level schools in Ireland.
Special Education Support Service (SESS)The role of the SESS is to enhance the quality of learning and teaching in relation to special education in Ireland.
State Examinations CommissionThe State Examinations Commission is responsible for the development, assessment, accreditation and certification of the second-level examinations of the Irish state: the Junior Certificate and the Leaving Certificate. The State Examinations Commission is a non-departmental public body under the aegis of the Department of Education and Skills.
Transition Year ProgrammeThe Transition Year Programme promotes the personal, social, vocational and educational development of students and prepares them for their role as autonomous, participative and responsible members of society. It is a unique one year programme for students who have completed the Junior Certificate.

Related Organisations

CCEA (Northern Ireland Council for the Curriculum, Examinationsand Assessment)
Department for Education Lifelong Learning and Skills (DELLS)- Welsh Curriculum Council
INCA: International Review of Curriculum and Assessment Frameworks
Learning and Teaching Scotland
QCDA, England (Qualifications and Curriculum Development Agency)