GCSE’s The Big Picture
It is essential for learners in Northern Ireland that CCEA develops robust, relevant and future-proofed GCSE qualifications to meet learners’ needs of as they progress to Further and Higher Education and to employment.
CCEA’s GCSEs will continue to:
- offer modular and linear assessment opportunities;
- retain speaking and listening as an integral part of GCSE English Language;
- be aligned to the Northern Ireland Curriculum and provide progression from Key Stage 3; and
- reflect your viewpoints and those of other key stakeholders, including learners, higher education and industry.