The Association of CSPE Teachers (ACT)

Supporting Citizenship Education in Ireland

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Welcome to the Website of the Association of CSPE Teachers.

CSPE is Civic, Social and Political Education, a required course in citizenship education for Junior Cycle stiudents (12-14 year olds) in Irish second level schools. The programme is activity based, with students needing to do Action Projects as part of the national assessment.

On this website, by clicking on the above links, CSPE teachers can access the latest CSPE News, apply for membership of the Association, see the large selection of resources available for the subject, sample Action Projects undertaken by teachers around the country, read articles on a variety of CSPE related topics, view a calendar of CSPE related events, access a wide variety of useful websites through the links page and contact the Association for assistance.


CSPE Plinth

At the Annual Conference Oct 2015, Leinster House


Regional Inservice:
Currently in planning for February, a round of inservice workshops - Reporting on Action Projects and ICT Activities for CSPE. Co. Wexford Education Centre, Wed 15 Feb, 5-7.30 pm; Dublin West Education Centre (Mon 13 Feb 6.30-9.00 pm): Waterford Teachers' Centre (date to be confirmed); Cork Education Resource Centre (date to be confirmed).
Further info to follow.
Register for the Co. Wexford workshops (Enniscorthy) here.
Register for the Dublin Workshop here.

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