The Council for the Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment (CCEA) was established on 1 April 1994 and is a non-departmental public body reporting to the Department of Education in Northern Ireland.
What We Do
• CCEA is a unique educational body in the UK, bringing together the three areas of curriculum, examinations and assessment.
• Advising Government…
• On what should be taught in Northern Ireland’s schools and colleges.
• Monitoring Standards…
• Ensuring that the qualifications and examinations offered by awarding bodies in Northern Ireland are of an appropriate quality and standard.
• Awarding Qualifications…
As Northern Ireland’s leading awarding body we offer a diverse range of qualifications, such as GCSEs, including the new GCSE Double Award specifications in vocational subjects, GCE A and AS levels, Entry Level Qualifications, and Graded Objectives in Modern Languages.