The School of Education at NUI Galway are hosting a regional Focus Group on the new Computer Science curriculum. The Focus Group will be held on Thursday 14 September, 2017. The session will take place between 2–4pm in Room D202, Education Building, Block D (south campus) at NUI Galway.
The discussion will be based on the new Leaving Certificate Computer Science subject that will be introduced, on a phased basis, to schools in September 2018. The curriculum specification for Leaving Certificate Computer Science is currently being developed by the NCCA – National Council for Curriculum and Assessment.
Dr Anna Walshe, NCCA Education Officer will lead discussion on the draft specification. The draft specification, published by the National Council for Curriculum and Assessment is available for consultation until 22 September on www.ncca.ie