Circular on revised arrangements for implementation of Junior Cycle framework


Guidance counsellors will be interested to hear that circular 0024/2016, setting out revised arrangements governing the implementation of the Framework for Junior Cycle 2015 in the school years 2015/2016 and 2016/2017, has been published on the Department of Education and Skills website.

Apart from setting out implementation arrangements, the circular also provides details of the resources available to schools to support the implementation of the framework.

Principal teachers of all second-level schools, special schools and the Chief Executives (CE) of all Education and Training Boards (ETBs) are asked to ensure that this circular is brought to the immediate attention of all teachers with teaching and/or other responsibility at Junior Cycle level. This circular will be of particular and immediate importance for teachers of English, Business Studies, Science, Irish, Modern Languages and Art, Craft and Design.