Council for the Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment
CCEA Curriculum Monitoring Programme 2018-19

Frequently Asked Questions



Why was it necessary to revise the specification?

What are the main changes to the AS units?

What are the main content changes at A2?

Are there similarities between the revised specification and the previous one at A2? What other changes have there been?

Is the synoptic question still Question 5, with parts (a) and (b), and is it still compulsory?

What are the main changes to the synoptic assessment?

What about resources? Can we use the same class textbooks?

Will there be training days for teachers of the various units?

What careers are Religious Studies relevant to?