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#Secondary School

# secondary-school - Saturday 15 November, 2014

Opinion: Changes to the Junior Cycle will produce a creative, proactive generation
# Education
# Education

Opinion: Changes to the Junior Cycle will produce a creative, proactive generation

Nov 15th 2014, 12:00 PM 806 Views 62 Comments

Real education is not present when rote-learning is encouraged and facilitated.

# secondary-school - Thursday 13 November, 2014

People will pay more to live near a school (regardless of how good it is)
# Property
# Property

People will pay more to live near a school (regardless of how good it is)

Nov 13th 2014, 6:30 AM 6,678 Views 10 Comments

As a national average, people pay 2.6% more to live within 200 metres of a primary school.

# secondary-school - Monday 1 September, 2014

The problem of cyberbullying should have its own school subject - Principals
# SCHOOL DAYS
# SCHOOL DAYS

The problem of cyberbullying should have its own school subject - Principals

Sep 1st 2014, 6:58 PM 7,649 Views 37 Comments

At both junior and senior cycle.

# secondary-school - Monday 18 August, 2014

Here's how the CAO offer and acceptance system works
# CAO 2014
# CAO 2014

Here's how the CAO offer and acceptance system works

Aug 18th 2014, 12:30 AM 15,614 Views 3 Comments

You’ll need to know this when the points are released today…

# secondary-school - Thursday 17 July, 2014

Hundreds of teachers won't be trained for the new English curriculum by September
# Jcsa
# Jcsa

Hundreds of teachers won't be trained for the new English curriculum by September

Jul 17th 2014, 6:30 AM 7,558 Views 20 Comments

It has prompted renewed calls from the opposition for changes to the Junior Cycle to be delayed.

# secondary-school - Monday 23 June, 2014

9 things absolutely everyone should be aware of before moving out
# All By Myself
From The Daily Edge
# All By Myself

9 things absolutely everyone should be aware of before moving out

Jun 23rd 2014, 9:30 PM 47,538 Views 43 Comments

Attention, newly-graduated secondary school students. This one is for you.

# secondary-school - Thursday 5 June, 2014

How would you have done in today's English Paper 2?
# Eyes On Your Own Paper
# Eyes On Your Own Paper

How would you have done in today's English Paper 2?

Jun 5th 2014, 7:34 PM 35,487 Views 45 Comments

Most students were pretty happy with it but would you remember enough to tackle these questions?

# secondary-school - Friday 30 May, 2014

9 memories we all have of the last day of secondary school
# Class Act
From The Daily Edge
# Class Act

9 memories we all have of the last day of secondary school

May 30th 2014, 1:00 PM 39,486 Views 41 Comments

SCHOOOOOOL’S OUT. FOR. SUMMER!

# secondary-school - Wednesday 21 May, 2014

11 reasons P.E. class was a legitimate form of torture
# Hockey Horrors
From The Daily Edge
# Hockey Horrors

11 reasons P.E. class was a legitimate form of torture

May 21st 2014, 1:13 PM 33,976 Views 31 Comments

No. Anything but the bleep test.

# secondary-school - Sunday 11 May, 2014

13 reasons Irish schools need to make more of their yearbooks
# Don't Quote Me
From The Daily Edge
# Don't Quote Me

13 reasons Irish schools need to make more of their yearbooks

May 11th 2014, 1:00 PM 39,058 Views 17 Comments

Give those gas tickets the freedom they deserve.

# secondary-school - Wednesday 23 April, 2014

Gerbils to dogs: Donegal students hope for success with pet coffin business
# RIP
# RIP

Gerbils to dogs: Donegal students hope for success with pet coffin business

Apr 23rd 2014, 7:30 PM 12,824 Views 29 Comments

The Donegal students said many people are willing to spend a bit of money to give their pet a good send-off.

# secondary-school - Tuesday 22 April, 2014

Was dropping down to Pass maths the right decision for you?
# Honours Or Pass
From The Daily Edge
# Honours Or Pass

Was dropping down to Pass maths the right decision for you?

Apr 22nd 2014, 4:21 PM 4,857 Views 12 Comments

It’s a dilemma every person who has ever been a secondary school student has faced.

# secondary-school - Friday 4 April, 2014

Teacher keeps promise, posts former students letters they wrote 20 years ago
# Blast From The Past
From The Daily Edge
# Blast From The Past

Teacher keeps promise, posts former students letters they wrote 20 years ago

Apr 4th 2014, 10:46 AM 4,625 Views 1 Comment

His former students predicted their futures…and some were right.

# secondary-school - Wednesday 12 March, 2014

15 things everyone remembers about learning maths at school
# Sum It Up
From The Daily Edge
# Sum It Up

15 things everyone remembers about learning maths at school

Mar 12th 2014, 1:02 PM 40,004 Views 61 Comments

Minus B, plus or minus?

Teachers say teenagers experiencing increased levels of emotional difficulties due to the recession
# Secondary School
# Secondary School

Teachers say teenagers experiencing increased levels of emotional difficulties due to the recession

Mar 12th 2014, 11:53 AM 12,367 Views 16 Comments

The ASTI are calling for more resources to help students with emotional difficulties or who are victims of bullying.

# secondary-school - Wednesday 19 February, 2014

7 very Irish sex education stories
# Having It Off
From The Daily Edge
# Having It Off

7 very Irish sex education stories

Feb 19th 2014, 12:58 PM 41,682 Views 87 Comments

“When a man and a woman love each other very much…”

# secondary-school - Thursday 13 February, 2014

This Irish school has a 'Love Squad' doing secret Valentine's Day classroom deliveries
# You Go Glen Coco
From The Daily Edge
# You Go Glen Coco

This Irish school has a 'Love Squad' doing secret Valentine's Day classroom deliveries

Feb 13th 2014, 1:45 PM 3,172 Views 13 Comments

Can you feel the love in the classroom?

# secondary-school - Monday 3 February, 2014

More boys are staying on in school to do the Leaving Cert
# Not Too Cool For School
# Not Too Cool For School

More boys are staying on in school to do the Leaving Cert

Feb 3rd 2014, 6:45 AM 6,139 Views 7 Comments

More than 90 per cent of Irish students stay on to complete the exams, according to a report out today.

# secondary-school - Tuesday 21 January, 2014

New sex education course on the way for reformed junior cycle
# Junior Cert Reform
# Junior Cert Reform

New sex education course on the way for reformed junior cycle

Jan 21st 2014, 6:30 AM 11,371 Views 17 Comments

The short course will be available in schools from September 2014 and schools can opt in as to whether to adopt it.

# secondary-school - Thursday 9 January, 2014

Meet Ireland's bright sparks at the BT Young Scientist & Technology exhibition
# Young Sci 2014
# Young Sci 2014

Meet Ireland's bright sparks at the BT Young Scientist & Technology exhibition

Jan 9th 2014, 3:08 PM 7,671 Views 13 Comments

TheJournal.ie spoke to some of the talented teenagers behind the incredible ideas and projects.

# secondary-school - Thursday 5 December, 2013

Glenda Gilson's old school photos are just as embarrassing as yours
# School Daze
From The Daily Edge
# School Daze

Glenda Gilson's old school photos are just as embarrassing as yours

Dec 5th 2013, 3:32 PM 10,640 Views 3 Comments

Take a look and see.

# secondary-school - Tuesday 26 November, 2013

Fee-paying schools dominate university numbers, but third-level numbers on the rise
# Education
# Education

Fee-paying schools dominate university numbers, but third-level numbers on the rise

Nov 26th 2013, 8:03 AM 8,243 Views 30 Comments

Fee-paying schools and Gaeilscoilleanna send more students to university, but there is good news across the board.

# secondary-school - Tuesday 12 November, 2013

Quinn "hopeful" for progress in ASTI dispute as areas of discussion identified
# Haddington Road
# Haddington Road

Quinn "hopeful" for progress in ASTI dispute as areas of discussion identified

Nov 12th 2013, 11:48 AM 3,574 Views 32 Comments

However, the Education Minister said that the “terms and conditions” of the guarantee are not under his control.

# secondary-school - Thursday 19 September, 2013

14 things you'll remember if you went to an all-girls school
# The Girly Show
From The Daily Edge
# The Girly Show

14 things you'll remember if you went to an all-girls school

Sep 19th 2013, 1:00 PM 37,684 Views 46 Comments

Rolling up skirts, periods, and fancying male teachers.

# secondary-school - Friday 30 August, 2013

Students win prize for study that found the potato is not the most Irish vegetable
# Spuds
# Spuds

Students win prize for study that found the potato is not the most Irish vegetable

Aug 30th 2013, 7:15 AM 18,484 Views 55 Comments

The students from Dominican College, Taylor’s Hill in Galway placed second in the world in a competition, winning €500.

# secondary-school - Sunday 25 August, 2013

10 memories we all have from starting big school
# Big School
From The Daily Edge
# Big School

10 memories we all have from starting big school

Aug 25th 2013, 8:15 PM 40,796 Views 84 Comments

You’re in the big leagues now.

# secondary-school - Friday 23 August, 2013

9 things today's first years have no memory of
# Feel Old Yet?
From The Daily Edge
# Feel Old Yet?

9 things today's first years have no memory of

Aug 23rd 2013, 6:00 PM 31,951 Views 148 Comments

Secondary school first years were probably born in 2000. KILL US NOW!

# secondary-school - Saturday 17 August, 2013

Limerick school posted five JobBridge ads, one looking for a cleaner
# Ardscoil Rís
# Ardscoil Rís

Limerick school posted five JobBridge ads, one looking for a cleaner

Aug 17th 2013, 8:45 AM 17,781 Views 66 Comments

Willie O’Dea, TD for Limerick City and Fianna Fáil spokesperson on Social Protection, said “five seems pretty high alright”, but added “schools are struggling”.

# secondary-school - Tuesday 6 August, 2013

Seven fire units attend blaze at Meath school
# Kells
# Kells

Seven fire units attend blaze at Meath school

Aug 6th 2013, 3:45 PM 13,543 Views 44 Comments

Thankfully, no-one was injured in the fire at the Eureka Secondary School.

# secondary-school - Thursday 1 August, 2013

Child missed 17 days of school because they had no lunch - Barnardos
# School Costs Survey
# School Costs Survey

Child missed 17 days of school because they had no lunch - Barnardos

Aug 1st 2013, 7:00 AM 15,519 Views 138 Comments

Barnardos’ annual School Costs Survey has revealed that parents are continuing to struggle to meet the cost of sending their child to school.

# secondary-school - Monday 20 May, 2013

9 examples of graffiti that probably graced your schoolbooks
# IDT
From The Daily Edge
# IDT

9 examples of graffiti that probably graced your schoolbooks

May 20th 2013, 6:00 PM 39,231 Views 68 Comments

DailyEdge.ie woz ‘ere.

# secondary-school - Tuesday 7 May, 2013

Fee-paying students more likely to go straight to college
# Education
# Education

Fee-paying students more likely to go straight to college

May 7th 2013, 8:45 AM 8,384 Views 80 Comments

The research from the Department of Eduction says that more students from fee-paying secondary schools progress directly to higher education.

# secondary-school - Wednesday 24 April, 2013

The 7 most annoying things your teacher ever said
# Get Into Pairs
From The Daily Edge
# Get Into Pairs

The 7 most annoying things your teacher ever said

Apr 24th 2013, 6:00 PM 37,058 Views 95 Comments

“They won’t accept that handwriting next year.”

Principals want 'CAO-style' admissions for primary and secondary schools
# Enrolment
# Enrolment

Principals want 'CAO-style' admissions for primary and secondary schools

Apr 24th 2013, 10:26 AM 6,987 Views 15 Comments

Both primary and secondary schools would have an online ‘preference’ system under the plans from primary principals.

# secondary-school - Sunday 31 March, 2013

Ireland bottom of European table for PE time in primary schools
# PE
# PE

Ireland bottom of European table for PE time in primary schools

Mar 31st 2013, 8:45 AM 12,531 Views 44 Comments

The EU’s physical health body reveals that every other EU state spends more time on primary physical education than we do.

# secondary-school - Friday 22 March, 2013

Schools inspector says formal teacher appraisals remain a foreign concept
# Teacher Appraisal
# Teacher Appraisal

Schools inspector says formal teacher appraisals remain a foreign concept

Mar 22nd 2013, 10:56 AM 9,129 Views 58 Comments

Harold Hislop said that it was not unreasonable to ask why some form of formal teacher appraisal was not in place.

# secondary-school - Tuesday 19 March, 2013

Poll: Should Irish be a compulsory subject in secondary schools?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should Irish be a compulsory subject in secondary schools?

Mar 19th 2013, 11:10 AM 34,422 Views 232 Comments

Concerns have been raised over how Irish is taught with many managing just a cúpla focal when they leave school.

# secondary-school - Tuesday 29 January, 2013

Government to launch major anti-bullying plan
# Bullying
# Bullying

Government to launch major anti-bullying plan

Jan 29th 2013, 7:15 AM 3,726 Views 30 Comments

Ministers Ruairí Quinn and Frances Fitzgerald will unveil the Action Plan on Bullying later today, including plans for all schools to keep a formal record of bullying incidents.

# secondary-school - Monday 14 January, 2013

Cutbacks reduce one-to-one guidance counselling by 50% - study
# Counselling
# Counselling

Cutbacks reduce one-to-one guidance counselling by 50% - study

Jan 14th 2013, 9:42 AM 2,823 Views 13 Comments

A study commissioned by the Institute of Guidance Counsellors found cutbacks have significantly reduced the time available for one-to-one student counselling.

# secondary-school - Wednesday 26 December, 2012

It's the bumper secondary school Christmas test!
# Quiz Time
# Quiz Time

It's the bumper secondary school Christmas test!

Dec 26th 2012, 10:41 AM 16,079 Views 20 Comments

What does AC/DC stand for? Who discovered the double helix? Do you know?