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#Junior Cert

# junior-cert - Monday 25 February, 2019

'The importance hasn't gone away': Calls for geography to be brought back as core subject

Geography was removed as a core subject from the Junior Cert last year.

# junior-cert - Friday 18 January, 2019

Minister wants to change system after student had to sit Leaving Cert exam the day after her mother died

Rhona Butler said the current process is not fair on the student, family or school involved.

# junior-cert - Saturday 24 November, 2018

Quiz: How much do you know from the Junior Cert history syllabus?

We’ve taken ten questions from the current syllabus to see how much you know about the past.

# junior-cert - Wednesday 12 September, 2018

The Junior Cert results are out today - here's all you need to know

Grades in the pillar subjects of Irish, English, and Maths remain relatively unchanged from previous years.

# junior-cert - Monday 10 September, 2018

New subject changes for Junior Cert and Leaving Cert get the go ahead

New specifications for Maths, Home Economics, History, Music and Geography are set to go live from this month for Junior Cert students.

# junior-cert - Wednesday 6 June, 2018

D-Day for the nation's secondary school students as the Leaving and Junior Cert gets under way

Over 120,000 students around the country will begin their exams today.

# junior-cert - Monday 4 June, 2018

Stressed about your Leaving or Junior Cert? Here are some tips to help you stay calm

Get plenty of sleep and exercise, and remember that anxiety is normal.

# junior-cert - Sunday 3 June, 2018

FactCheck: Is 'exam weather' really an Irish climate phenomenon?’s FactCheck looks at whether students really do make the sun shine for everyone.

Quiz: Would you pass a Junior Cert Geography exam?

Let’s take you back to those oxbow lakes.

# junior-cert - Saturday 2 June, 2018

Quiz: Would you pass a Junior Cert Science exam?

Time to engage the recesses of your mind.

# junior-cert - Thursday 3 May, 2018

From The Daily Edge How Well Do You Remember Secondary School Level Shakespeare? Shakespeare

How Well Do You Remember Secondary School Level Shakespeare?

There’s no excuse for English teachers to get less than 100%.

# junior-cert - Tuesday 24 April, 2018

'Scramble' for Leaving Cert examiners due to shortage across all subjects, Dáil told

Teachers, including recently qualified teachers and retired teachers, are being asked to apply.

# junior-cert - Monday 12 March, 2018

State exams are a rote learning memory test and aren't serving our children's future needs

Our education system must deliver a quality education that prepares each child for their future lives, writes Geoffrey Browne.

# junior-cert - Wednesday 7 February, 2018

Science, maths and languages: The plan to make Ireland's education the best in Europe

The government launched its Action Plan for Education today.

# junior-cert - Wednesday 22 November, 2017

Teenagers to make case for extra time in Junior Cert English exam

Currently, students have two hours to complete each paper.

# junior-cert - Wednesday 28 June, 2017

'We just want time to complete the paper': TDs to quiz exam board on Junior Cert pupil's petition

A petition from Junior Cert student Tara O’Sullivan has led to today’s hearing before the Petitions Committee.

# 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

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.

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