Preparing for and Celebrating First Eucharist and First Reconciliation

This document (2016) is primarily a resource for parishes. It is hoped that it will assist parishes to engage further with parents/guardians and schools. This material can be adapted by...

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Procedure for the Approval of Catechetical Material

The Council for Catechetics of the Irish Episcopal Conference is conscious of the on-going need for high quality catechetical materials in Catholic schools and parish contexts. These materials ought to...

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Choosing your Textbook for Religious Education in the Junior Cycle

CFCIEC Choosing your Textbook_for WEB This short document might be of help as you decide whata textbook might best meet your and your students’ needs as you teach the Junior...

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Junior Cycle Religious Education in the Catholic School

This document for trustees/patrons, boards of management, and senior management teams in Catholic schools explores how Religious Education (RE) at Junior Cycle should be planned for and implemented. It will...

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Relationships and Sexuality Education

The NCCA were asked to undertake a major review of RSE by former Minister for Education and Skills Richard Bruton TD. The first phase of the review of RSE took...

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A Reflection on Mindfulness

This document on mindfulness offers material to Catholic schools to explore and reflect on in the area of mindfulness. The subtitle of the document is “Rediscovering the Christian Tradition of...

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Choosing your Religious Education Textbook for Junior Cycle RE

This document provides RE teachers with some advice on how they might go about choosing a textbook in line with the NCCA’s RE Specification (2018). It was put together by...

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Religious Education in the Framework for Junior Cycle

The Framework for Junior Cycle (Department of Education and Skills, 2015) sets out a clear vision of how teaching and learning will evolve over the next number of years in...

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Procedure for the Approval of Catechetical Materials in Catholic Education

    The Council for Catechetics of the Irish Episcopal Conference is conscious of the on-going need for high quality catechetical materials in Catholic schools and parish contexts. These materials...

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