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Monday 11 December 2023 Dublin: 8°C

# Junior Cert

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The Annual Bumper Secondary School Christmas Test
Gather the family. No fighting!
ASTI accepts latest Haddington Road Agreement
ASTI General Secretary Pat King said failure by the Government to meet its commitments under the deal would be unacceptable.
Teachers and Dept of Education to discuss concerns over Junior Cert reform
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.
Are you smarter than a ten-year-old? Primary school students explain science
“Seed Dispersal and Germination”, “Germ Busters” and “Five Senses”, they know it all…and they can sing too.
Damien Kiberd: Jihad against Junior Cert is bizarre
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.
TUI says more teachers are needed if planned Junior Cert changes are to be made
The Teachers Union of Ireland said they are concerned there is not enough resources to implement the planned reforms.
Chinese, coding and caring for animals: Junior Cycle is getting an overhaul
While traditional subjects are not under threat, new courses will see students rewarded for more than exam-time performance.
9 signs you did Home Economics at school
Of COURSE I know how to do a running stitch.
10 best Twitter reactions to the Junior Cert results
Gonna take those dischos by storm.
Junior Cert results: how did the country do?
Nearly 60,000 students will receive their Junior Certificate results today. Here’s how they did.
Share your favourite Seamus Heaney poetry and school memories
“Between my finger and my thumb…”
Quinn demands investigation into Leaving Cert Maths mistakes
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.
Lady Gaga and horse burgers: Junior and Leaving Cert examiners having the craic
Lady Gaga on the business paper, horse burgers in the French exam. Gas Al
11 Irish people who have just had ENOUGH
They’re mad as hell and they’re not going to take it anymore.
Explainer: Here's the problem with the Leaving Cert honours maths paper
Warning: the following article contains trigonometry.
Marking of Leaving Cert Maths papers 'will reflect time lost by students'
Science minister Sean Sherlock believes the State Examinations Commission will ensure no student loses out over the error.
17 of the best incorrect exam answers of all time
It’s good but it’s not right.
Errors discovered in Leaving Cert Maths and Junior Cert CSPE papers
The English version of a Maths question mistakenly inserted an extra number – which meant two answers are possible.
More than 1,000 retired teachers back for State exam jobs
Following a promise to prioritise their applications, 250 unemployed and substitute teachers have been hired by the States Examinations Commission.
What is #Gtuít and why are 'the kids' going on about it?
Never try to be cool in front of a teenager. It never works out.
8 things that go through your head during school exams
“Only 2 hours, 46 minutes until it’s over”
9 stages everyone goes through before their Leaving Cert
You can do it, you divils!
VIDEO: Just a dinosaur rapping Dúnmharú ar an Dart
Junior Cert flashback.
6 poets to stir up some secondary school memories
Today is World Poetry Day, and it’s Leaving Cert Paper 2 all over again.
It's the bumper secondary school Christmas test!
What does AC/DC stand for? Who discovered the double helix? Do you know?
Get your Soundings out… it’s a secondary school English test
Do you know your sonnets from your soliloquies?
Squeaky bum time! It’s a secondary school history test…
Do you know your vikings from your victories?
Squeaky bum time! Here’s a secondary school geography test
It’s National Geography Awareness Week, so it’s time to put yourself to the test.
Teachers and opposition parties attack Quinn's Junior Cert reforms
Teachers’ unions say they weren’t consulted about the changes, while opposition parties are sceptical of their need.
Formal Junior Cert exams abolished under new system
Reforms announced by Ruairí Quinn this afternoon replace terminal exams with continual assessment – with the terminal exams scrapped altogether by 2020.
Teeth, taxes and Junior Certs: the week in numbers
Just HOW well did Ireland do at the Paralympics? And which country’s population has the most smokers?
Junior Cert results: Girls outperform boys in 20 out of 23 subjects
Only the stereotypically male strongholds of Maths and Metalwork see boys have a higher proportion of A grades than girls.
FG youth wing says teachers should be forced to correct State exams
Delegates to Young Fine Gael’s summer school pass a motion saying teachers’ summers should be spent correcting papers.
Some Junior Cert students played CD for Irish Leaving Cert aural exam
The State Examinations Commission will now issue a new paper and CD for Irish Leaving Cert students sitting paper one on Monday.
Students advised to take care of mental health over exam period
Students undertaking Junior and Leaving Cert exams have been reminded to talk about any stress they might be feeling, eat a healthy diet and get enough sleep over the next two weeks.
Good luck! Leaving and Junior Cert students begin exams this morning
Stress tests have a different meaning today for more than 116,000 third and sixth year students.
Message to Leaving Cert students: get to your exams on time
Those attending Dublin exam centres have also been warned about delays because of the Olympic Torch relay event.