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#Junior Cert

# junior-cert - Saturday 10 June, 2017

This 73-year-old student is doing the Leaving Cert this week

Denis North is taking the English and Geography exams at Kennedy College, New Ross.

# junior-cert - Wednesday 7 June, 2017

English Paper One: Reactions to the first exam of this year's Leaving Cert

Fake news, democracy and inventing the wheel – how did the first day of State exams go?

# junior-cert - Thursday 1 June, 2017

Teachers say 'pay is insufficient' as urgent appeal made for Leaving Cert markers

The SEC said that it would have sufficient numbers in place and did not want to “cause alarm” with the appeal.

# junior-cert - Friday 21 April, 2017

From The Daily Edge Can you score 10 out of 10 on these Junior Cert questions? Junior Cert

Can you score 10 out of 10 on these Junior Cert questions?

It won’t be as easy as you expect.

# junior-cert - Saturday 15 April, 2017

From The Daily Edge 10 memories everyone who did Home Ec in school will recognise Home Ec

10 memories everyone who did Home Ec in school will recognise

It’s a subject that we all look back on fondly until we remember those coursework journals.

# junior-cert - Monday 20 March, 2017

Junior Cert English: 'There isn’t a fifteen-year-old alive that can spit out high quality writing in two hours'

Make the new English Junior Cert exam fairer by adding thirty extra minutes, writes Junior Cert pupil Tara O’Sullivan.

# junior-cert - Monday 5 December, 2016

Schools to be required to publish all complaints made against them

Under a new student and parent charter, schools will have to outline the outcome of each complaint made by parents.

# junior-cert - Friday 30 September, 2016

'It's punishing children': Students could be penalised over dispute about Junior Cert English exam

Students taught by ASTI could end up losing 10% of their overall mark, it is feared.

# junior-cert - Wednesday 14 September, 2016

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

From The Daily Edge How Many As Would You Get in the Junior Cert? Quiz

How Many As Would You Get in the Junior Cert?

Take our mini test.

# junior-cert - Wednesday 15 June, 2016

From The Daily Edge 15 memories anyone who studied CSPE for the Junior Cert will recognise The Poster

# junior-cert - Thursday 9 June, 2016

From The Daily Edge Emojis came up in Junior Cert English Paper 1 yesterday, and teens couldn't cope Totes Emojional

# junior-cert - Wednesday 8 June, 2016

No major surprises in English papers as the State exams kicked off today

The first exam for both sets of students this morning will be English paper 1.

From The Daily Edge 14 things this year's Junior Cert students have zero memory of Y2k

# junior-cert - Monday 6 June, 2016

FactCheck: Is 'exam weather' really an Irish climate phenomenon?

TheJournal.ie’s FactCheck looks at whether students really do make the sun shine for everyone.

Quiz: How well do you remember your English Junior Cert?

Can you stump the state exam?

# junior-cert - Saturday 4 June, 2016

Exams are marathons not sprints - here are five ways to keep yourself healthy

School days definitely aren’t the best days of your life during exams…

# junior-cert - Thursday 28 April, 2016

Male students are getting better grades in higher level maths

More students have been opting to do the higher level paper in recent years.

# junior-cert - Monday 11 April, 2016

From The Daily Edge 14 fears anyone who did the Irish oral will relate to Mhuin Na Muice

14 fears anyone who did the Irish oral will relate to

Oh, the flashbacks!

# junior-cert - Friday 19 February, 2016

From The Daily Edge Irish people are thanking Harper Lee for making their Junior Cert enjoyable Harper Lee

# junior-cert - Saturday 24 October, 2015

You want to ban novels in schools that contain sex? Hello, 1960s Ireland

There has been controversy about the book Noughts & Crosses being on the Junior Cert curriculum. The description of passionate young love, later sex and (hang on to your seats) an abortion all speaks to things that young adults are likely to encounter in their lives, writes Aaron McKenna.

# junior-cert - Thursday 8 October, 2015

From The Daily Edge How Well Do You Remember Junior Cert Poetry? Tich Miller

How Well Do You Remember Junior Cert Poetry?

Has your memory served you well?

# junior-cert - Thursday 24 September, 2015

Jan O’Sullivan is ‘absolutely determined’ to continue Junior Cert reform despite union opposition

Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the classroom…

# junior-cert - Thursday 10 September, 2015

‘I sat my Junior Cert aged 71, but would be in the Dáil if given a chance earlier in life’

Pamela Noonan sat her Junior Cert at age 71, having left school when she was just 11.

# junior-cert - Wednesday 9 September, 2015

Teenager who slept rough in Phoenix Park gets 7 honours in Junior Cert

Carlos Wolfe studied while staying in temporary accommodation, and sleeping rough in the park and in a hospital waiting room.

“A fantastic reward” – here are the six students who got 12 As in their Junior Cert today

Six students nationwide were awarded the maximum 12 A grades possible at Higher / Common Level.

From The Daily Edge How Would You Fare in the Junior Cert? Exam Time

How Would You Fare in the Junior Cert?

Are you smarter than a 15-year-old?

Junior Cert students are getting their results today. Here’s how they did

And grades for the junior cycle appear to be holding steady against previous years, without massive improvement.

# junior-cert - Saturday 20 June, 2015

Organiser of Junior Cert party apologises after hundreds of teens denied entry

The venue became overcrowded because a number of people had forged tickets, leaving valid ticket holders stuck outside.

# junior-cert - Friday 5 June, 2015

From The Daily Edge 16 ways this year’s Junior and Leaving Certs are the funniest f**kers Brenda And The Wasp

16 ways this year’s Junior and Leaving Certs are the funniest f**kers

We all need a laugh at this difficult time.

# junior-cert - Wednesday 3 June, 2015

From The42 What are your memories of studying for exams during big sporting events? Hit The Books

What are your memories of studying for exams during big sporting events?

With the Leaving Cert starting today, our writers recall the plethora of distractions that threatened to undermine their study.

# junior-cert - Tuesday 7 April, 2015

Schools will have to cap the number of past pupils’ children they admit

Minister Jan O’Sullivan is due to announce new legislation later today.

# junior-cert - Friday 6 February, 2015

Teacher unions to consider new proposals on junior cycle reform

Will it mean peace in our time?

# junior-cert - Thursday 29 January, 2015

Opinion: Can we really trust that Junior Cycle reform isn’t linked to the austerity agenda?

We live in a time of austerity – and education is being targeted along with other elements of society.

Minister: Keeping data on students until they’re 30 is ‘reasonable’

The minister said she is satisfied the time limit doesn’t need to be changed – for now, at least.

Poll: Should teachers mark their own students for State exams? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should teachers mark their own students for State exams?

Talks on the Junior Cycle dispute are getting underway today.

# junior-cert - Wednesday 21 January, 2015

Taoiseach says teachers’ strike is avoidable, but they don’t agree

Around 330,000 second level students will have a day off tomorrow, as teachers go on strike again.

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