Tuesday, 26 February 2013

Questions (256)

Joanna Tuffy

Question:

256. Deputy Joanna Tuffy asked the Minister for Education and Skills if he will provide an update on proposals to bring in politics as a leaving certificate subject; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [9950/13]

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Written answers (Question to Education)

A syllabus for Politics and Society as a new subject in the Leaving Certificate was submitted to my Department by the National Council for Curriculum and Assessment in May 2011.

The implementation issues are being examined at present in the context of overall system priorities and resources.