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Leaving Certificate Coursework Briefs
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2011 Coursework Briefs ( Coimrí Obair Chúrsa)    
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2010 Coursework Briefs
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2010 Coimri Obair Chursa
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2009 Coursework Briefs ( Coimrí Obair Chúrsa)
 
     
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Sample Brief Layout O/L    
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Sample Brief Layout H/L
 
     

Junior Certificate Technology Design Briefs 2011
The design briefs for the Junior Certificate Examination 2011 have now been sent to schools by the State Examination Commission. The Design Task must be available for assessment by Tuesday 3rd May 2011. Click on the links below to download a copy.

       
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2011 Junior Certificate Technology Design Brief
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2011 Teicneolaíocht Tascanna Dearaidh
       
 
     
     
 
Sample Assessment Material (Leaving Certificate)
Sample Project Briefs.
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Sample Brief Layout H/L
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Sample Brief Layout O/L
 
Sample examination papers issued to schools by the State Examinations Commission.
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Higher Level Sample Examination Paper
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Ordinary Level Sample Examination Paper
Sample Assessment Material Developed by t4
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Higher Level Sample Brief
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Ardleíbhéíl Sampla Teagasc

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Ordinary Sample Brief
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Gnáthleibhéal Sampla Teagasc

Sample assessment materials developed by the NCCA course committees
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Draft Sample Higher Level Questions
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Draft Sample Higher Level Project
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Draft Sample Ordinary Level Project    
The sample material is best read and interrogated in conjunction with the Teacher Guidelines and Syllabus Documents.
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Teacher Guidelines
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Technology Syllabus
Sample Assessment Material (Junior Certificate)
Sample Design Folio's
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O/L Design Folio Template in Word format
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Fóilió Dearaidh - Gnáthleibhéal

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O/L Design Folio Template in PDF format
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Fóilió Dearaidh - Gnáthleibhéal
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O/L Sample Folio - Bridge
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Gnáthleibhéal - Droichid Eadrom
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O/L Sample Folio - Jewellery Box
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Gnáthleibhéal - Bosca Seodra
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H/L Sample Folio - Aroma Unit
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Ardleibhéal - Aonad Cumhartheiripe
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H/L Sample Folio - Car Logo
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Ardleibhéal - Logo Gluaistean
 
     
     
 
Classroom Resources
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Partial Hearing Indicator (57 slides showing possible solutions for an O/L Brief)
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Research Reference Material
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Partial Hearing Aid Portfolio (A4 - Sample)
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Possible Circuits (9 Livewire Files + 1 PCB file - Will open in Circuit Wizard) (13 Kb)
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A4 Assembled 3D Drawing
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SolidWorks Drawings of Possible Solutions. (1,063 Kb)

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A4 Assembled 3D Drawing
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SolidWorks solutions (1,063 Kb)
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Working Drawings - Base
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Jpeg Solutions (290 Kb)
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Working Drawings - Swivel Bracket
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Project Ideas [1] ( Jpeg's of possible solutions) (3,881 Kb)
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Working Drawings - Holder
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Project Ideas [2] ( Jpeg's of possible solutions) (4,025 Kb)
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Working Drawings - Housing
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Project Ideas [3] ( Jpeg's of possible solutions) (4,019 Kb)
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Working Drawings - Part 3
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Project Ideas [4] ( Jpeg's of possible solutions) (4,232 Kb)
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Working Drawings - Part 3 (b)
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Project Ideas [5] ( Jpeg's of possible solutions) (4,741 Kb)
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Sketches [1] (Scanned Sketches) (432 Kb)
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Sketches [3] (Scanned Sketches) (829 Kb)
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Sketches [2] (Scanned Sketches) (530 Kb)
 
       
Possible Circuits for Ordinary Level Sample Brief
Bright Sparks
Basic Circuit [1]
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Door Bell
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Basic Circuit [2]
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2nd Door Bell
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Simple Circuit
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Door Device
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Latch Circuit
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Final Solution [1]
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Door Alarm
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Final Solution - PCB Layout
       
Other Powerpoint presentations
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Safe Environment Project Theme [1] (14,998 Kb)
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Burglar Alarm (6 slides) (489 Kb)
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Safe Environment Project Theme [2] (1,561 Kb)
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Infant Life Saver (9 slides on Infant Safety) (325 Kb)
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Personal Safety (16 slides on personal safety devices) (859 Kb)    
       
 
 
 
     
     
 
Presentations
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2010 Assesment Feedback
 
 
 
     
       
 
 
 
     
     
 
Reports
The Chief Examiner’s Report for the 2009 Technology examinations at Higher and Ordinary Level provides a review of the performance of candidates in the examinations and detailed analysis of the standards of answering. You can access the report from the link below.
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2009 Chief Examiners Report    
     
       
 
 
 
     
 
 
 
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Updated Room Layouts

Updated Room Layouts for Post Primary Schools are currently available in both CAD and PDF format from the DES website.

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T4 Workshops

Click on the calendar above for details of upcoming PDST workshops for the technology subjects. Click on the "Look for more" link to view events further in the future.

 

Construction Studies

New PDST publication available " Construction Studies - Exploring Teaching, Learning & Assessment"

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New JC & LC Technology Books

Golden Key Publishers, who published “Technology for Leaving Certificate” in 2015 have informed us that “Technology for Junior Certificate” by Paul Enright will be available in August 2016 .

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ICT for teaching & Learning

Example of a flipped learning approach in a Tech Graphics class.

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