Useful Links

Department of Education

http://www.education.ie/ - the Dept of Education and Skills website
http://www.ncca.ie/ - National Council for Curriculum and Assessment
http://www.newb.ie/ - National Education Welfare Board
http://curriculumonline.ie/en/ -  the Revised Primary School Curriculum 1999

General

http://www.scoilnet.ie/ - learning resources for children, parents and teachers
http://www.webwise.ie/ - the Internet safety website created by the NCCA
http://www.abc.tcd.ie/ - The anti bullying website created by Trinity College, Dublin.
http://www.schooldays.ie/ - a resource for parents and teachers
http://www.ncse.ie/ - The National Council for Special Education
http://www.npc.ie/npc/page.aspx?pageid=121 - The National Parents Council website
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_o8auwnJtqE - a video to help children from 8 years up to understand what constitutes personal information online.
http://www.cecde.ie/ - Centre for Early Childhood Development and Education
http://www.nala.ie/ - National Adult Literacy Agency
http://www.fetac.ie/fetac/ - Further Education and Training Awards Council
http://www4.dcu.ie/ctyi/index.shtml - Centre for Talented Youth in Ireland
http://www.parentline.ie/ - providing support and a confidential helpline for parents and guardians
http://www.teachingcouncil.ie/ - The Teaching Council

Curricular Areas

English


Gaeilge


Maths



SESE


Science


History 


Geography


Arts Education

Music 

http://www.classicsforkids.com/terms/ - classical music and information on instruments for children
http://www.corkschoolofmusic.org/ - the Parents Association of the Cork School of Music
http://www.ccmc.ie/ - Cork City Music College
http://www.theacademyofpopularmusic.ie/ - The Academy of Popular Music, Cork
http://comhaltas.ie/ - promoting traditional Irish music in Cork

Drama

http://www.dramatricks.com/about.html - Drama summer camps for children
http://www.corkartsstudio.ie/index.php - Drama, dance and musical theatre school for children

Visual Arts



PE


SPHE

http://www.healthpromotion.ie/ - tips on keeping yourself and your children healthy
http://www.fooddudes.ie/ - healthy eating initiative
http://www.childline.ie/ - a support service and helpline for children

Religious Education

http://www.ress.ie/ Religious Education Support Services
http://www.catholicireland.net/pages/index.php?nd=194&art=540 - Information on the Do This In Memory Programme for First Holy Communion
http://www.catholic.org/saints/stindex.php - a database of saints names and information for Confirmation

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