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# Junior Cert

All time
Minister: Keeping data on students until they're 30 is 'reasonable'
Poll: Should teachers mark their own students for State exams?
Taoiseach says teachers' strike is avoidable, but they don't agree
Teens to contemplate life's big questions in Junior Cert philosophy class
Secondary school teachers are going on strike for a second day
Opinion: 'I want to support my students, I don't want to judge them'
Conor Murphy
Poll: Do you support the teachers strike?
Minister to teachers: 'Call off your strike' ... Teachers to minister: 'No'
Opinion: Changes to the Junior Cycle will produce a creative, proactive generation
Craig McHugh
Secondary teachers are going on strike in December
Teachers could go on strike before the end of the month
Jan O'Sullivan rules out any more compromise on her Junior Cycle reforms
How Championship Manager sabotaged my Junior Cert
Principals "picking up pieces" dealing with troubled students
Column: It's still okay to say 'NO!' to your Junior Cert teen on drinking
Patrick Cusack
Opinion: It's not a Mickey Mouse exam, the Junior Cert does actually matter
Eamonn Toland
Are you worried about your teen heading out for JC night? Here's some advice...
More than 60,000 students will get their Junior Cert results today
Teachers tell minister they will continue their fight over Junior Cycle reforms
Opinion: What’s the point in learning about history?
Jason Kelleher
6 things everyone remembers from Geography in secondary school
This brilliantly bleak film is for anyone who did the Junior Cert
Miriam O'Callaghan came up in her own teenage son's Junior Cert paper
Sherlock came up in today's Junior Cert English exam
#BeGrand trends in Ireland as country tells students it will all be ok
Opinion: The State exams start today – but don't let stress get you down
Jamie Wiggins
Unhelpful Leaving Cert letter in the Irish Times today
How to juggle your Junior and Leaving Cert exams with the World Cup
10 pets who just wanted to help you study
Minister Quinn invites teachers unions to talk on junior cycle reform, ASTI welcome the invite
Opinion: Under exam stress? Take five minutes off and read these tips
Shane Kelly
Education Minister faces sustained heckling and booing as he speaks to secondary teachers
Oops! There was a mistake in last year's Junior Cert science paper...and engineers are not happy
Quinn 'regrets' teachers' decision to ballot for industrial action
Tuck shop crackdown: Quinn to issue healthy eating guidelines for schools
4.5 days: The amount of training English teachers will get for junior cycle reform
Key questions on new Junior Cycle Student Award 'unanswered'
7 things the new name for the Junior Cert ACTUALLY sounds like