St Brendans College Killarney

Structure Politics and Society is organised in four strands, each structured around key concepts. These are: 

  • STRAND 1 Power and decision-making 
  • STRAND 2 Active citizenship 
  • STRAND 3 Human rights and responsibilities
  • STRAND 4 Globalisation and localisation 


Assessment for certification in Politics and Society will be carried out through two assessment components: 

  1. Report on a citizenship project (20% of the total marks). 2.  Written examination (80% of the total marks).