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#Junior Cert

# junior-cert - Wednesday 9 September, 2015

"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.

# junior-cert - Tuesday 30 December, 2014

Teens to contemplate life's big questions in Junior Cert philosophy class

Education Minister Jan O’Sullivan thinks it will encourage critical thinking.

# junior-cert - Friday 12 December, 2014

Secondary school teachers are going on strike for a second day

Teachers will hold their second strike on Thursday 22 January.

# junior-cert - Tuesday 2 December, 2014

Opinion: 'I want to support my students, I don't want to judge them'

Opinion: 'I want to support my students, I don't want to judge them'

Times are changing, as is teaching, but we can’t lose sight of what’s important; instilling a love of learning in our students.

Poll: Do you support the teachers strike? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you support the teachers strike?

Students have a day off as teachers take action over proposed Junior Cert reforms.

# junior-cert - Tuesday 25 November, 2014

Minister to teachers: 'Call off your strike' ... Teachers to minister: 'No'

The strike’s set to go ahead next Tuesday. And neither side is backing down.

# junior-cert - Saturday 15 November, 2014

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

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

# junior-cert - Friday 14 November, 2014

Secondary teachers are going on strike in December

Two days of action are going ahead. The first is on 2 December.

# junior-cert - Wednesday 12 November, 2014

Teachers could go on strike before the end of the month

Teachers are angry about proposed reforms to the Junior Cert.

# junior-cert - Tuesday 11 November, 2014

Jan O'Sullivan rules out any more compromise on her Junior Cycle reforms

Teaching unions rejected a revised set of proposals today.

# junior-cert - Wednesday 5 November, 2014

From The42 How Championship Manager sabotaged my Junior Cert Nostalgia

How Championship Manager sabotaged my Junior Cert

The latest version of the cult computer game is released later this week.

# junior-cert - Thursday 16 October, 2014

Principals "picking up pieces" dealing with troubled students

They say they’re under pressure due to cutbacks – and that it’s threatening how schools are run.

# junior-cert - Wednesday 10 September, 2014

Column: It's still okay to say 'NO!' to your Junior Cert teen on drinking Opinion This post contains a poll

Column: It's still okay to say 'NO!' to your Junior Cert teen on drinking

…But saying ‘No’ alone is not good enough. Tell the whole story.

Opinion: It's not a Mickey Mouse exam, the Junior Cert does actually matter

To say it doesn’t is an insult to the 60,698 Irish students who studied for 3 years to sit the exam last June.

Are you worried about your teen heading out for JC night? Here's some advice...

Parents and those running bars and off licences are being asked to be extra vigilant today.

More than 60,000 students will get their Junior Cert results today

There was an increase in the number of students taking up higher level maths and more than 90% of the Junior Cycle cohort takes up science.

# junior-cert - Wednesday 3 September, 2014

Teachers tell minister they will continue their fight over Junior Cycle reforms

Education Minister Jan O’Sullivan said she wanted agreement on both sides.

# junior-cert - Thursday 7 August, 2014

Opinion: What’s the point in learning about history?

Every History teacher in the country can attest to hearing the Dreaded Question at least once a year: “What’s the point in learning about this?”

# junior-cert - Friday 6 June, 2014

From The Daily Edge 6 things everyone remembers from Geography in secondary school Clints And Grikes

# junior-cert - Thursday 5 June, 2014

From The Daily Edge This brilliantly bleak film is for anyone who did the Junior Cert Dear Jean-philippe

# junior-cert - Wednesday 4 June, 2014

From The Daily Edge Miriam O'Callaghan came up in her own teenage son's Junior Cert paper Morto
From The Daily Edge Sherlock came up in today's Junior Cert English exam Surelook
From The Daily Edge #BeGrand trends in Ireland as country tells students it will all be ok Exam Time

#BeGrand trends in Ireland as country tells students it will all be ok

It’s not the end of the world. Honestly.

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Good morning! Here are the nine stories you need to know today.

Opinion: The State exams start today – but don't let stress get you down

Stress and pressure are, unfortunately, part and parcel of exams. But there are also simple ways to keep calm and perform well.

From The Daily Edge Unhelpful Leaving Cert letter in the Irish Times today Exam Weather

Unhelpful Leaving Cert letter in the Irish Times today

Aren’t we all just gas?

# junior-cert - Tuesday 3 June, 2014

From The42 How to juggle your Junior and Leaving Cert exams with the World Cup Cramtastic This post contains videos

How to juggle your Junior and Leaving Cert exams with the World Cup

Including two-minute YouTube tutorials, Christian Bale yelling at planes and Eye of the Tiger in Spanish.

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