Politics + Society and Computer Science

Am I eligible to register for the post-primary subject of Politics & Society and/or Computer Science?

Please refer to the post- primary subject criteria for specific subject requirements which can be accessed here.

The subject requirements must be met in addition to standard registration requirements including Vetting.

I am not currently registered. I wish to apply for registration with these new subjects.

The new subject requirements for Politics & Society and Computer Science will come into effect from 01 January 2021.

Registration application forms are available here.

I am currently registered. How do I apply to add the subject of Politics & Society and/or Computer Science to my current registration?

Please complete form PPQA-02. Please read the Guidance Notes before completing.

What is the fee?

There is a fee of €100 to add an additional subject to your Registration.

I am currently registered with the subject of CSPE, can I also add the subject of Politics & Society?

Yes, you can apply to have Politics & Society added to your current registration as it is a   separate subject.

I am currently registered with the subject of CSPE, will this be changed to Politics & Society automatically?

No, your subject of CSPE will not be changed. Politics & Society is a separate post-primary curricular subject. Please refer to information above for details on adding this subject to your registration.

I am currently registered with the subject of Computer Studies (IT or ICT), can I add the subject of Computer Science?

Yes, you can apply to have Computer Science added to your current registration as it is a separate subject.

I am currently registered with the subject of Computer Studies (IT or ICT), will this be changed to Computer Science automatically?

No, your subject of Computer Studies (IT or ICT) will not be changed. Computer Science is a separate post-primary curricular subject. Please refer to information above for details on adding this subject to your registration.

I am registered in the Further Education sector, but I now meet the requirements for Politics & Society and/or Computer Science. Can I now apply for post-primary registration? What form do I use?

Yes, if you meet the subject requirements and hold an accredited post-primary teacher education programme you can apply for post-primary registration.

Please complete form REG-01 form quoting your existing registration number and indicating that you wish to add the new curricular subject.

If you have completed your post primary teacher education overseas, please complete PPQA-01 form.