Senior Cycle Art




Welcome and thank you for visiting the PDST Art section. The PDST Art team provide high-quality professional development and support that empowers teachers and schools to deliver the best possible education for all students. This site is designed to give you information about a range of supports and professional development services provided by the PDST.





To avail of school based support for Art:  Follow this link to our online form



Stay Informed



Our Presentations for the National Seminar Day 1, Replacement Webinar and accompanying workbook can be found here.


Leaving Certificate Art National Seminar Day 2


Leaving Certificate Art National Seminar Day 2 has been paused as the Department of Education and Skills has deferred the implementation in schools of the revised specification for Leaving Certificate Art by one year to September 2021. This information has been taken from the Departments publication: Reopening our Schools, The Roadmap for a full return to school, 27th July 2020, page 43 Pausing Curricular Reform. 



Assessment Arrangements For Junior Cycle and Leaving Certificate Examinations 2021


Please find the link below.


Senior Cycle Art information can be found on page 11


Visual Art Junior Cycle information can be found on page 74



Blended Learning 


This is an interactive resource which aims to support teachers when engaging in a blended approach to teaching, learning and assessment. This website offers some practical suggestions and case studies to highlight the various ways teachers can use blended learning approaches in their daily practice.


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The contact person for SC Art is Catherine Begley
14 Joyce Way, Park West Business Park, Nangor Road, Dublin 12
Email: [email protected]