Feature Article
Welcome to the April edition of our Newsletter
News this month
The Arts Council Information Sessions on Dignity and Respect at Work
Arts Council renews its partnership with Music Generation to December 2020
The Arts Council is procuring the services of a Research Adviser
NCCA Leaving Certificate Art - Consultation
Grants and Awards
Film Artist in Residence (Screenwriter) University College Cork 1 September 2018–31 August 2019
New Touring and Dissemination of Work Scheme Closing Dates announced
Commissions Award next closing date - 5:30 p.m, Thursday 3 May 2018
Deadline: Opera Projects and Production Award
News from the community
Belltable:Connect Masterclass Series: Mask and Clown, led by Simon Thompson
Words Ireland @ ILFDublin: A National Day for Writers
NCCA Leaving Certificate Art - Consultation

The National Council for Curriculum and Assessment (NCCA) is carrying out a consultation regarding the new draft specification for Leaving Certificate Art.


The consultation will remain open from Monday 26th March - Friday 18th May, 2018.


The online survey with a link to the draft specification is here:



You can find more information, including information on the current syllabus, and the background paper which has informed the development of the new draft specification, here:




We encourage you to participate in the consultation, and to encourage other artists and young people you work with to participate.