Leaving Certificate Computer Science Support FrameworkEducation and Skills

The introduction of Computer Science (CS) as a new Leaving Certificate subject and the announcement of the 40 schools to take part in Phase 1 of its introduction took place in January 2018 with the national rollout of the subject to commence in September 2020. Oversight of the introduction of the new subject is managed by the Leaving Certificate Computer Science (LCCS) Steering Group comprising representatives of the Department of Education including representatives from the Curriculum and Assessment Policy Unit (CAP), Teacher Education Section (TES), ICT Policy Unit and the Inspectorate, the National Council for Curriculum and Assessment (NCCA), the State Examinations Commission (SEC), the Professional Development Service for Teachers (PDST), business and industry.

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