About Us

CCEA is the Council for the Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment. It is a non-departmental public body (NDPB) funded by and responsible to the Department of Education (DE).

CCEA was established on 1 April 1994 under the Educational and Libraries (Northern Ireland) Order 1993. It replaced the Northern Ireland Curriculum Council (NICC) and the Northern Ireland Schools Examinations and Assessment Council (NISEAC).