At present, the Post Primary PE team is providing a two year longitudinal and sustained model of CPD for Phase 2, 3 & 4 Leaving Certificate Physical Education teachers. 


Leaving Certificate Physical Education 2022: 


**Schools and PE Teachers new to teaching LCPE in September, 2022 (Phase 4)**


The CPD registration for those introducing Leaving Certificate Physical Education (LCPE) as a subject into schools from September 2022 is now closed.

In order to ensure the successful introduction of this new Leaving Certificate subject in your school, it is strongly recommended that schools introducing the subject have appropriate teacher qualifications, experience, ICT requirements and infrastructure in place to cater for this new Leaving Certificate subject. Please see Circular 0061/2019 for further information and ICT requirements.


Curriculum Teaching, Learning & Assessment


CPD Resources Subject Resources



School Support

School Support 2021/2022

Application for in-school support

School Support applications have now been re-opened for the current school year as well as in advance of the 2021-2022 school year.


From this September, the PDST PE team will be offering in-school support to interested schools in the area of Teaching and Learning in Senior Cycle PE. This aims to support schools in preparing for the introduction of Senior Cycle PE Framework and Leaving Certification Specification from September 2021. 

The visits can explore areas such as: 


  • Embedding Digital Technology in Senior Cycle PE
  • Understanding the Digital Technology requirements for LCPE 
  • Planning using Learning Outcomes
  • Timetabling for SCPE and LCPE 


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