· The NCCA (National Council for Curriculum and Assessment) in Ireland sets out all curricula and education programmes.
· This is done in consultation with relevant stakeholders.
· In 2015, the NCCA published the Framework for Junior Cycle, which outlines the various elements of the Junior Cycle. The framework includes the following elements:
o The Eight Key Principles of the Junior Cycle
o Twenty-Four Statements of Learning
o The Eight Key Skills
o Subjects, Short Courses and Other Learning Experiences
o Assessment and Reporting.