Key Stage 3 Regional Pilot
This pilot scheme ran from September 2004 to June 2007. The pilot consisted of fifteen post primary schools, from across the five education and library boards, bringing in the curriculum changes a year in advance.
The schools’ participation and feedback on the appropriateness of training developed for the implementation of the new curriculum has proved invaluable in informing subsequent programmes.
The World Around Us Implementation Project
This project followed the progress of a number of primary schools around Northern Ireland as they implemented The World Around Us.
Collaborative Learning Projects - (Post-Primary)
The following case studies report on a number of the Key Stage 3 Regional Pilot Schools' collaborative learning projects.
Ideas for Connecting Learning (ICL) Pilot (Primary)
'Ideas for Connecting Learning' are a range of materials being developed for primary schools. This trial aims to develop and disseminate good practice models for the implementation of the revised curriculum by designing and creating unique and dynamic support materials that are fit for purpose . The following case studies show the trial of the Year 4 & 5 and 5 & 6 ICLs with a range of year 5 teachers from schools new to the project, both enriched and non-enriched.
Planning for Connecting the Learning
Connecting the Learning: Collaborative Unit (Key Stage 3)
The following document shows how Bangor Academy and Sixth Form Centre planned and scheduled a Collaborative unit led by Arts subjects.
Learning for Life and Work (Post-Primary)
The following case studies emerged from a number of pilot schemes of the strands within Learning for Life and Work.
Local and Global Citizenship
This case study follows the implementation of Local and Global Citizenship at this Grammar School.
Establishing a School Council
This case study follows how Little Flower school planned and set up a school council.
This case study details the implementation of the Employability programme in Larne Grammar School.
Description of the introduction of a Personal Development in La Salle Boys' School, Belfast.
Personal Development & Mutual Understanding (Primary)
Walk Tall Together Pilot Evaluation 2005
This report evaluates the Walk Tall Together Programme which ran from August 2004 to June 2005. Participants included teachers, pupils and parents.
Creating and Developing a School Council
A case study from St Mark's PS, Twinbrook, Belfast on how it developed its own School Council.
The zip file below contains the templates and action plan that St Mark's used when creating their School Council.
Promotion of Personal Development and Mutual Understanding
A report on the implementation of PDMU at Cranmore Integrated Primary School Belfast in 2005-2006.
Thinking Skills and Personal Capabilities
Developing Thinking Skills & Personal Capabilities at Foundation Stage
The following case studies show how Thinking Skills and Personal Capabilities (TSPCs) were developed in Early Years classrooms.