The NI Curriculum can provide the knowledge, understanding, skills and personal capabilities and attitudes required for supporting schools to address reconciliation outcomes. It offers an opportunity to embed Shared Education through distinct areas of learning (such as Personal Development and Mutual Understanding at Primary and Learning for Life and Work at Post Primary), cross curricular skills, thinking skills & personal capabilities and attitudes & dispositions.
CCEA has a range of guidance for curriculum leaders and teachers on planning and developing whole school aspects such as teaching controversial issues and progression in mutual understanding.
Grids providing a whole school or key stage overview that can help curriculum leaders to implement PD&MU successfully. The grids can also to be used as a tool for monitoring and evaluating progression throughout the school.
This guidance booklet explains what PD&MU is and why it is important, describing its place in the Curriculum. It also explains how to implement PD&MU. It discusses suitable teaching, learning and assessment strategies and relates PD&MU to broader aspects of school life.
Personal Development and Mutual Understanding: Key Stage 1&2
Collection of guidance documents and practical classroom resources to support embedding the Thinking Skills and Personal Capabilities
Learning for Life and Work: Key Stage 4
All Areas of Learning: Key Stage 4