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NWC Submission on the Senior Cycle SPHE Redevelopment

Published: Thursday, December 08, 2022

The National Women’s Council welcomes the opportunity to provide feedback to the National Council for Curriculum and Assessment’s brief and background paper for the redevelopment of the Senior Cycle Social, Personal and Health Education (SPHE) curriculum which is being updated and will be in place in September 2024. In this submission, NWC provides an intersectional feminist analysis of the draft curriculum and highlights the importance of SPHE and RSE (Relationships and Sexuality Education) for realising gender equality and preventing violence against women and girls. NWC acknowledges the input of our members the Dublin Rape Crisis Centre, the Irish Second-Level Students' Union and Catherine O'Keeffe in this submission.

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