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#Junior Cert

From TheJournal.ie Anger as Junior Cert results day delayed by two weeks Delayed

Anger as Junior Cert results day delayed by two weeks

Traditionally, students receive their results in the middle of September.

From TheJournal.ie 71 students not given Leaving Cert results over fears they cheated in exams Cheat Shot

71 students not given Leaving Cert results over fears they cheated in exams

Those suspected of cheating represent a tiny proportion of the 57,000 students who sat the exams this year.

From TheJournal.ie Irish comedian subjected to 'dozens' of rape and death threats over article she wrote on Junior Cert paper Aoife Dooley

Irish comedian subjected to 'dozens' of rape and death threats over article she wrote on Junior Cert paper

Aoife Dooley said she has notified gardaí of the threats made to her online.

From TheJournal.ie 'Urgent appeal' for Junior and Leaving Cert exam markers Shortage

'Urgent appeal' for Junior and Leaving Cert exam markers

It’s less two weeks until examinations begin.

From TheJournal.ie 'The computer is not marking any work': Exams commission confirms examiners will mark exams Leaving Cert

'The computer is not marking any work': Exams commission confirms examiners will mark exams

The SEC said reports that some subjects would be marked using computers were ‘misleading’.

From TheJournal.ie 'The importance hasn't gone away': Calls for geography to be brought back as core subject Junior Cert

'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.

From TheJournal.ie Minister wants to change system after student had to sit Leaving Cert exam the day after her mother died State Exams

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.

From TheJournal.ie Quiz: How much do you know from the Junior Cert history syllabus? It's Quizness Time

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.

From TheJournal.ie The Junior Cert results are out today - here's all you need to know Results Are In

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.

From TheJournal.ie New subject changes for Junior Cert and Leaving Cert get the go ahead Mixing It Up

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.

From TheJournal.ie D-Day for the nation's secondary school students as the Leaving and Junior Cert gets under way Dun Dun Dun

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.

From TheJournal.ie Stressed about your Leaving or Junior Cert? Here are some tips to help you stay calm Nearly There

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.

From TheJournal.ie FactCheck: Is 'exam weather' really an Irish climate phenomenon? Splitting The Stones

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.

From TheJournal.ie Quiz: Would you pass a Junior Cert Geography exam? Chasing Waterfalls

Quiz: Would you pass a Junior Cert Geography exam?

Let’s take you back to those oxbow lakes.

From TheJournal.ie Quiz: Would you pass a Junior Cert Science exam? Mitosis Is

Quiz: Would you pass a Junior Cert Science exam?

Time to engage the recesses of your mind.

How Well Do You Remember Secondary School Level Shakespeare?

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

From TheJournal.ie 'Scramble' for Leaving Cert examiners due to shortage across all subjects, Dáil told Recruitment Appeal

'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.

From TheJournal.ie State exams are a rote learning memory test and aren't serving our children's future needs Opinion

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.

From TheJournal.ie Science, maths and languages: The plan to make Ireland's education the best in Europe Education

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

The government launched its Action Plan for Education today.

From TheJournal.ie Teenagers to make case for extra time in Junior Cert English exam Tempus Fugit

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

Currently, students have two hours to complete each paper.

From TheJournal.ie 'We just want time to complete the paper': TDs to quiz exam board on Junior Cert pupil's petition English Exam

'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.

From TheJournal.ie This 73-year-old student is doing the Leaving Cert this week Never Too Old

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.

From TheJournal.ie English Paper One: Reactions to the first exam of this year's Leaving Cert Discuss

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?

From TheJournal.ie Exam time: Here's how your breathing and imagination can help during your exams You Can Do It
From TheJournal.ie Teachers say 'pay is insufficient' as urgent appeal made for Leaving Cert markers 11th Hour

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.

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

It won’t be as easy as you expect.

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.

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie Schools to be required to publish all complaints made against them Grievance

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.

From TheJournal.ie 'It's punishing children': Students could be penalised over dispute about Junior Cert English exam ASTI

'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.

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Wednesday Take 5

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

How Many As Would You Get in the Junior Cert?

Take our mini test.

From TheJournal.ie No major surprises in English papers as the State exams kicked off today Me Nerves

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.

14 things this year's Junior Cert students have zero memory of Y2k
From TheJournal.ie Quiz: How well do you remember your English Junior Cert? Quiz

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

Can you stump the state exam?

From TheJournal.ie Exams are marathons not sprints - here are five ways to keep yourself healthy A Testing Time

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…

From TheJournal.ie Male students are getting better grades in higher level maths Leaving Cert

Male students are getting better grades in higher level maths

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

14 fears anyone who did the Irish oral will relate to

Oh, the flashbacks!

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