CCEA-NI Curriculum Council

Activity: Visiting an external institutionVisiting an external academic institution


Consultation on revised CCEA GCE Specification in History of Art for teaching from September 2016; subject code 3830
first award of AS level in summer 2017; first award of A level in summer 2018.
Consultation panel for;
Core /guiding principles -1. meeting the changing needs of learners, relevant and up to date content; flexibility and choice; opportunities for creativity; opportunities to improve problem solving skills; employability; opportunities for independent learning; opportunities for literacy , numeracy and ICT skills.
2. Progression- progression from AS to A2 /to further training or study; opportunities for appropriate skills development to progress to higher education; opportunities for candidates to demonstrate the skills appropriate to progress to higher education through the assessment methodologies 9specimen assessment materials)
3. Assessment Structure- balance between internal and external assessment.
4. Stretch and Challenge -variety of stem words in questions; connectivity between sections of questions; use of a wide range of question types; extended writing; improve synoptic assessment;.
5. Opportunities for appropriate skills development to progress to further/ higher education
Period3 Mar 2015
VisitingCCEA-NI Curriculum Council


  • Examination
  • History of Art