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#Second-Level

# second-level - Wednesday 15 January, 2020

3 Kerry teams into Munster semi-finals as their dominance continues
# Kingdom Come
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# Kingdom Come

3 Kerry teams into Munster semi-finals as their dominance continues

Jan 15th 2020, 7:38 PM 9,336 Views 0 Comments

St Brendan’s College, Tralee CBS and Pobalscoil Siabh Luachra all progressed in the Corn Uí Mhuirí today.

# second-level - Saturday 30 March, 2019

St. Michael’s Enniskillen reach third Hogan Cup final in history with win over St. Colman’s
# Second-Level
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# Second-Level

St. Michael’s Enniskillen reach third Hogan Cup final in history with win over St. Colman’s

Mar 30th 2019, 3:27 PM 8,125 Views 1 Comment

The Fermanagh school powered to a six-point victory.

# second-level - Monday 25 April, 2016

Irish is considered among the hardest and least interesting subjects in school
# Ni Thuigim
# Ni Thuigim

Irish is considered among the hardest and least interesting subjects in school

Apr 25th 2016, 1:36 PM 26,476 Views 145 Comments

More and more students are getting exemptions.

# second-level - Thursday 29 January, 2015

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

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

Jan 29th 2015, 8:00 PM 412 Views 56 Comments

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

# second-level - Monday 11 August, 2014

Poll: Is the CAO points system fair?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Is the CAO points system fair?

Aug 11th 2014, 9:16 AM 16,029 Views 94 Comments

Further proposals for a revamp of the Leaving Certificate have been reported this morning.

# second-level - Sunday 27 April, 2014

42,000 people to take part in first Tech Week Ireland event
# Tech Week
# Tech Week

42,000 people to take part in first Tech Week Ireland event

Apr 27th 2014, 8:40 AM 6,646 Views 8 Comments

The event aims to encourage both primary and secondary school students to consider a career in IT and technology.

# second-level - Thursday 17 April, 2014

Majority of teachers say schools won't be able to cope with new Junior Cycle
# Survey
# Survey

Majority of teachers say schools won't be able to cope with new Junior Cycle

Apr 17th 2014, 8:36 AM 8,084 Views 43 Comments

Schools don’t have the capacity to deal with the changes due to be brought in this September, teachers said in a new survey.

# second-level - Thursday 15 August, 2013

Column: The Leaving Cert poorly prepares students for the realities they now face
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: The Leaving Cert poorly prepares students for the realities they now face

Aug 15th 2013, 1:00 PM 1,621 Views 74 Comments

The Leaving Cert is an outdated, crude and brutal instrument that fails to prepare young people for either the realities of third level education or modern life in general, writes Paul Rowe.

# second-level - Wednesday 15 August, 2012

'You deserve to celebrate your achievements' - Minister congratulates LC students
# Congratulations
# Congratulations

'You deserve to celebrate your achievements' - Minister congratulates LC students

Aug 15th 2012, 7:00 AM 4,527 Views 14 Comments

Leaving Cert results are being issued to over 55,800 students around Ireland today.

# second-level - Tuesday 14 August, 2012

Need advice on your Leaving Cert results?
# Leaving Cert
# Leaving Cert

Need advice on your Leaving Cert results?

Aug 14th 2012, 6:30 AM 3,653 Views 8 Comments

Guidance counsellors will be manning the 2012 Exam Helpline to provide information for students, parents and teachers.

# second-level - Wednesday 23 May, 2012

Department to examine rehiring of retired primary school teachers
# Education
# Education

Department to examine rehiring of retired primary school teachers

May 23rd 2012, 10:14 PM 6,933 Views 42 Comments

Several retired teachers who were recently rehired by primary schools were taken on for more than 50 days.

# second-level - Thursday 29 December, 2011

Education minister welcomes students' report on Junior Cert reform
# Education
# Education

Education minister welcomes students' report on Junior Cert reform

Dec 29th 2011, 1:07 PM 2,157 Views 9 Comments

The Irish Second Level Student’s Union sent a report to Education and Skills Minister, Ruairí Quin, on the proposed changes to the current Junior Certificate examination system.

# second-level - Wednesday 21 September, 2011

Leaving Cert study 'leaves students stressed and with narrow education'
# Leaving Cert
# Leaving Cert

Leaving Cert study 'leaves students stressed and with narrow education'

Sep 21st 2011, 8:04 AM 2,681 Views 16 Comments

The system has come under fire in a wide-ranging new study which says many teachers simply ‘cover the course’.

# second-level - Sunday 3 July, 2011

Leaving Cert should be "blown up"
# Education
# Education

Leaving Cert should be "blown up"

Jul 3rd 2011, 1:10 PM 1,753 Views 3 Comments

Former head of UCD’s business schools adds his voice to criticism of ‘parrot-learning’ Leaving Certificate.

# second-level - Thursday 16 June, 2011

Surprise! Secondary teachers to face unannounced inspections
# Teachers
# Teachers

Surprise! Secondary teachers to face unannounced inspections

Jun 16th 2011, 2:43 PM 648 Views 15 Comments

Currently teachers receive advance warning of an inspector’s visit, but this is set to change.

# second-level - Friday 20 August, 2010

Could Ireland end up scrapping the Leaving Cert?
# Leaving Cert
# Leaving Cert

Could Ireland end up scrapping the Leaving Cert?

Aug 20th 2010, 4:33 PM 960 Views 0 Comments

Schools in England scrap the A-levels for the International Baccalaureate. Could we end up following?