Education Minister Ruairi Quinn has confirmed that ‘Politics and Society’ is to become available as a subject option for the Leaving Certificate. A date has not yet been finalised for it’s introduction but the Minister has informed the National Council for Curriculum and Assessment (NCCA) that he wants it to proceed.
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