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#Junior Cert

# junior-cert - Wednesday 5 November, 2014

How Championship Manager sabotaged my Junior Cert
# Nostalgia
From The42
# Nostalgia

How Championship Manager sabotaged my Junior Cert

Nov 5th 2014, 7:25 AM 7,858 Views 18 Comments

The latest version of the cult computer game is released later this week.

# junior-cert - Thursday 16 October, 2014

Principals "picking up pieces" dealing with troubled students
# Education
# Education

Principals "picking up pieces" dealing with troubled students

Oct 16th 2014, 6:45 AM 8,397 Views 5 Comments

They say they’re under pressure due to cutbacks – and that it’s threatening how schools are run.

# junior-cert - Wednesday 10 September, 2014

Column: It's still okay to say 'NO!' to your Junior Cert teen on drinking
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: It's still okay to say 'NO!' to your Junior Cert teen on drinking

Sep 10th 2014, 4:10 PM 1,347 Views 52 Comments

…But saying ‘No’ alone is not good enough. Tell the whole story.

Opinion: It's not a Mickey Mouse exam, the Junior Cert does actually matter
# JC RESULTS
# JC RESULTS

Opinion: It's not a Mickey Mouse exam, the Junior Cert does actually matter

Sep 10th 2014, 1:00 PM 6,791 Views 38 Comments

To say it doesn’t is an insult to the 60,698 Irish students who studied for 3 years to sit the exam last June.

Are you worried about your teen heading out for JC night? Here's some advice...
# Celebrations
# Celebrations

Are you worried about your teen heading out for JC night? Here's some advice...

Sep 10th 2014, 7:00 AM 14,515 Views 23 Comments

Parents and those running bars and off licences are being asked to be extra vigilant today.

More than 60,000 students will get their Junior Cert results today
# Me Nerves
# Me Nerves

More than 60,000 students will get their Junior Cert results today

Sep 10th 2014, 6:30 AM 7,444 Views 4 Comments

There was an increase in the number of students taking up higher level maths and more than 90% of the Junior Cycle cohort takes up science.

# junior-cert - Wednesday 3 September, 2014

Teachers tell minister they will continue their fight over Junior Cycle reforms
# Junior Cert
# Junior Cert

Teachers tell minister they will continue their fight over Junior Cycle reforms

Sep 3rd 2014, 5:55 PM 7,895 Views 50 Comments

Education Minister Jan O’Sullivan said she wanted agreement on both sides.

# junior-cert - Thursday 7 August, 2014

Opinion: What’s the point in learning about history?
# Story Of Life
# Story Of Life

Opinion: What’s the point in learning about history?

Aug 7th 2014, 8:00 AM 912 Views 54 Comments

Every History teacher in the country can attest to hearing the Dreaded Question at least once a year: “What’s the point in learning about this?”

# junior-cert - Friday 6 June, 2014

6 things everyone remembers from Geography in secondary school
# Clints And Grikes
From The Daily Edge
# Clints And Grikes

6 things everyone remembers from Geography in secondary school

Jun 6th 2014, 8:44 AM 6,020 Views 11 Comments

Karst landscapes forever.

# junior-cert - Thursday 5 June, 2014

This brilliantly bleak film is for anyone who did the Junior Cert
# Dear Jean-philippe
From The Daily Edge
# Dear Jean-philippe

This brilliantly bleak film is for anyone who did the Junior Cert

Jun 5th 2014, 10:08 AM 3,239 Views 0 Comments

:’(

# junior-cert - Wednesday 4 June, 2014

Miriam O'Callaghan came up in her own teenage son's Junior Cert paper
# Morto
From The Daily Edge
# Morto

Miriam O'Callaghan came up in her own teenage son's Junior Cert paper

Jun 4th 2014, 2:55 PM 7,074 Views 1 Comment

AWKWARD. OMG. AWKWARD.

Sherlock came up in today's Junior Cert English exam
# Surelook
From The Daily Edge
# Surelook

Sherlock came up in today's Junior Cert English exam

Jun 4th 2014, 1:19 PM 6,117 Views 5 Comments

The game is on!

#BeGrand trends in Ireland as country tells students it will all be ok
# Exam Time
From The Daily Edge
# Exam Time

#BeGrand trends in Ireland as country tells students it will all be ok

Jun 4th 2014, 8:36 AM 4,935 Views 1 Comment

It’s not the end of the world. Honestly.

Opinion: The State exams start today – but don't let stress get you down
# Testing Times
# Testing Times

Opinion: The State exams start today – but don't let stress get you down

Jun 4th 2014, 8:00 AM 198 Views 7 Comments

Stress and pressure are, unfortunately, part and parcel of exams. But there are also simple ways to keep calm and perform well.

Unhelpful Leaving Cert letter in the Irish Times today
# Exam Weather
From The Daily Edge
# Exam Weather

Unhelpful Leaving Cert letter in the Irish Times today

Jun 4th 2014, 7:32 AM 4,314 Views 2 Comments

Aren’t we all just gas?

# junior-cert - Tuesday 3 June, 2014

How to juggle your Junior and Leaving Cert exams with the World Cup
# Cramtastic
From The42
# Cramtastic

How to juggle your Junior and Leaving Cert exams with the World Cup

Jun 3rd 2014, 7:50 PM 5,094 Views 6 Comments

Including two-minute YouTube tutorials, Christian Bale yelling at planes and Eye of the Tiger in Spanish.

# junior-cert - Sunday 1 June, 2014

10 pets who just wanted to help you study
# Study Buddy
From The Daily Edge
# Study Buddy

10 pets who just wanted to help you study

Jun 1st 2014, 11:22 AM 4,232 Views 0 Comments

They tried, bless them.

# junior-cert - Thursday 29 May, 2014

Minister Quinn invites teachers unions to talk on junior cycle reform, ASTI welcome the invite
# Let The Talks Begin
# Let The Talks Begin

Minister Quinn invites teachers unions to talk on junior cycle reform, ASTI welcome the invite

May 29th 2014, 5:46 PM 6,643 Views 28 Comments

The new junior cert is being phased in from September to incoming first year students.

# junior-cert - Monday 26 May, 2014

Opinion: Under exam stress? Take five minutes off and read these tips
# Exams
# Exams

Opinion: Under exam stress? Take five minutes off and read these tips

May 26th 2014, 7:00 AM 747 Views 1 Comment

While 120,000 students will sit exams over the coming weeks, there’s no need for them to go through the stressful pre-exam period alone.

# junior-cert - Tuesday 22 April, 2014

Education Minister faces sustained heckling and booing as he speaks to secondary teachers
# Rumble For Ruairi
# Rumble For Ruairi

Education Minister faces sustained heckling and booing as he speaks to secondary teachers

Apr 22nd 2014, 11:01 PM 22,467 Views 169 Comments

The minister had earlier today faced the ire of primary teachers.

# junior-cert - Sunday 16 March, 2014

Oops! There was a mistake in last year's Junior Cert science paper...and engineers are not happy
# Dumbing Down
# Dumbing Down

Oops! There was a mistake in last year's Junior Cert science paper...and engineers are not happy

Mar 16th 2014, 8:15 AM 32,793 Views 52 Comments

The State Examiner admitted the incorrect photo was used in the Physics section, but said it had no affect on students’ answers.

# junior-cert - Friday 14 February, 2014

Quinn 'regrets' teachers' decision to ballot for industrial action
# Junior Cert
# Junior Cert

Quinn 'regrets' teachers' decision to ballot for industrial action

Feb 14th 2014, 7:26 PM 12,886 Views 68 Comments

27,000 ASTI and TUI members are to be balloted on non-co-operation with the new Junior Cycle.

# junior-cert - Tuesday 11 February, 2014

Tuck shop crackdown: Quinn to issue healthy eating guidelines for schools
# Junk Food
# Junk Food

Tuck shop crackdown: Quinn to issue healthy eating guidelines for schools

Feb 11th 2014, 12:11 PM 9,338 Views 31 Comments

Minister Ruairí Quinn said he could not “dictate” what is sold in the vending machines in schools.

# junior-cert - Tuesday 21 January, 2014

4.5 days: The amount of training English teachers will get for junior cycle reform
# Junior Cycle Student Award
# Junior Cycle Student Award

4.5 days: The amount of training English teachers will get for junior cycle reform

Jan 21st 2014, 4:11 PM 8,358 Views 48 Comments

Education Minister Ruairí Quinn said he “would’ve loved” if the working group on junior certificate reform could have met last year but ASTI made that impossible.

# junior-cert - Friday 17 January, 2014

Key questions on new Junior Cycle Student Award 'unanswered'
# Education
# Education

Key questions on new Junior Cycle Student Award 'unanswered'

Jan 17th 2014, 5:55 PM 11,508 Views 59 Comments

The Minister for Education thinks that implementing the plan is going well, the teachers don’t.

# junior-cert - Wednesday 15 January, 2014

7 things the new name for the Junior Cert ACTUALLY sounds like
# Long Live The Inter
From The Daily Edge
# Long Live The Inter

7 things the new name for the Junior Cert ACTUALLY sounds like

Jan 15th 2014, 12:32 PM 9,111 Views 8 Comments

How did you do in your Junior Cycle Student Award?

# junior-cert - Wednesday 25 December, 2013

The Annual Bumper Secondary School Christmas Test
# No Peig We Promise
From The Daily Edge
# No Peig We Promise

The Annual Bumper Secondary School Christmas Test

Dec 25th 2013, 11:00 AM 27,040 Views 29 Comments

Gather the family. No fighting!

# junior-cert - Thursday 19 December, 2013

ASTI accepts latest Haddington Road Agreement
# Teachers
# Teachers

ASTI accepts latest Haddington Road Agreement

Dec 19th 2013, 6:19 PM 11,854 Views 98 Comments

ASTI General Secretary Pat King said failure by the Government to meet its commitments under the deal would be unacceptable.

# junior-cert - Monday 16 December, 2013

Teachers and Dept of Education to discuss concerns over Junior Cert reform
# Overhaul
# Overhaul

Teachers and Dept of Education to discuss concerns over Junior Cert reform

Dec 16th 2013, 6:01 AM 5,981 Views 41 Comments

The Department of Education has announced that the first meeting of a new working group set up to discuss the planned overhaul of the Junior Certificate is to take place next month.

# junior-cert - Tuesday 12 November, 2013

Are you smarter than a ten-year-old? Primary school students explain science
# That's Us Told
# That's Us Told

Are you smarter than a ten-year-old? Primary school students explain science

Nov 12th 2013, 3:56 PM 6,661 Views 8 Comments

“Seed Dispersal and Germination”, “Germ Busters” and “Five Senses”, they know it all…and they can sing too.

# junior-cert - Sunday 3 November, 2013

Damien Kiberd: Jihad against Junior Cert is bizarre
# Damien Kiberd
# Damien Kiberd

Damien Kiberd: Jihad against Junior Cert is bizarre

Nov 3rd 2013, 8:30 AM 91 Views 87 Comments

Rather than tackle these rather basic issues of numeracy and literacy, we are meddling with exam systems which may not be a problem at all.

# junior-cert - Tuesday 29 October, 2013

TUI says more teachers are needed if planned Junior Cert changes are to be made
# Exams
# Exams

TUI says more teachers are needed if planned Junior Cert changes are to be made

Oct 29th 2013, 12:21 PM 6,514 Views 81 Comments

The Teachers Union of Ireland said they are concerned there is not enough resources to implement the planned reforms.

# junior-cert - Monday 28 October, 2013

Chinese, coding and caring for animals: Junior Cycle is getting an overhaul
# Shake Up
# Shake Up

Chinese, coding and caring for animals: Junior Cycle is getting an overhaul

Oct 28th 2013, 2:32 PM 12,474 Views 76 Comments

While traditional subjects are not under threat, new courses will see students rewarded for more than exam-time performance.

# junior-cert - Tuesday 8 October, 2013

9 signs you did Home Economics at school
# Creaming Method
From The Daily Edge
# Creaming Method

9 signs you did Home Economics at school

Oct 8th 2013, 1:07 PM 34,657 Views 38 Comments

Of COURSE I know how to do a running stitch.

# junior-cert - Wednesday 11 September, 2013

10 best Twitter reactions to the Junior Cert results
# Juniorcertresults
From The Daily Edge
# Juniorcertresults

10 best Twitter reactions to the Junior Cert results

Sep 11th 2013, 12:40 PM 8,920 Views 0 Comments

Gonna take those dischos by storm.

Junior Cert results: how did the country do?
# Fingers Crossed
# Fingers Crossed

Junior Cert results: how did the country do?

Sep 11th 2013, 6:15 AM 22,792 Views 33 Comments

Nearly 60,000 students will receive their Junior Certificate results today. Here’s how they did.

# junior-cert - Friday 30 August, 2013

Share your favourite Seamus Heaney poetry and school memories
# RIP
From The Daily Edge
# RIP

Share your favourite Seamus Heaney poetry and school memories

Aug 30th 2013, 10:54 PM 29,068 Views 91 Comments

“Between my finger and my thumb…”

# junior-cert - Friday 21 June, 2013

Quinn demands investigation into Leaving Cert Maths mistakes
# Leaving Cert
# Leaving Cert

Quinn demands investigation into Leaving Cert Maths mistakes

Jun 21st 2013, 7:30 AM 7,189 Views 27 Comments

The minister says the SEC has two jobs now: to ensure no student suffers as a result of the error, and to stop it recurring.