Latest CCEA news

Statutory Assessment 2021

Published: 05/05/2021, 1:00pm

At the end of the Spring Term – the Department of Education (DE) issued a letter to schools, clarifying Statutory Assessment and Pupil Reporting arrangements for the 2020/21 academic year.

New Active Citizenship Resources Now Available Tackling Drug Use in Young People

Published: 28/04/2021, 12:30pm

Today, Wednesday 28 April 2021, the Council for the Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment (CCEA), in collaboration with the Department of Justice and Cinemagic, has launched a newly commissioned version of the Active Citizenship film “Pushed".

CCEA’s full suite of GCSE and GCE subject support guidance and webinars available online

Published: 16/04/2021, 1:45pm

This week saw the release of the remaining pre-recorded GCSE and GCE webinars, as part of CCEA’s wider support programme for the summer 2021 alternative arrangements. The webinars, alongside the subject support guidance, are available to view at the dedicated Summer 2021 page.

CCEA publishes Occupational Studies, Vocational and Entry Level qualifications Summer 2021 Alternative Arrangements - Process for Heads of Centre

Published: 30/03/2021, 11:30am

CCEA has now published the guidance and process for schools and colleges on how the alternative awarding arrangements for Summer 2021 CCEA’s Occupational Studies, Vocational Qualifications and Entry Level Qualifications will operate following the cancellation of this year’s exams by the Minister of Education, Peter Weir MLA.

Joint Council for Qualifications (JCQ) Release Guidance on GCSE and AS/A level Awarding Process

Published: 29/03/2021, 3:25pm

Most students in Northern Ireland take GCSE and AS/A Level qualifications with CCEA. Guidance for CCEA qualifications was published on 5 March 2021. However, there are students who also take qualifications with AQA, WJEC/Eduqas, OCR and Pearson. These qualifications will follow JCQ published guidance which was released on 26 March 2021.