What are Transition Units?

Reference: http://ncca.ie/en/Curriculum_and_Assessment/Post-Primary_Education/Senior_Cycle/Overview-of-Senior-Cycle/Transition_Year/Transition_Units/Transition_Units.html

  • designed as 45 hour courses
  • developed by schools or agencies working with schools
  • assessment is ongoing and school-based

Sample Transition Unit:

  1. Area of Study
  2. Overview
  3. Related Learning
  4. Outline of the Unit
  5. Breakdown of the Unit (hours)
  6. Aims
  7. Learning Outcomes
  8. Key Skills
  9. Learning Approaches
  10. Assessment Approaches
  11. Evaluation Methods
  12. Resources
  13. Student Evaluation of Transition Units



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