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7 things the new name for the Junior Cert ACTUALLY sounds like

How did you do in your Junior Cycle Student Award?

THE MINISTER FOR Education Ruairi Quinn has announced that the Junior Cert is being renamed called the Junior Cycle Student Award.

It’s an… er… interesting choice.

Here are some of the images it conjures up:

An award for correctly learning cycling hand signals

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An award for any kind of cycling proficiency

moving-bicycle Source: Edunloaded

Another name for the Gaisce Award

You went on a two day hike, you helped an old lady with her shopping, and you crocheted a bag for carrying spuds.

Congratulations, here’s your Junior Cycle Student Award.

Royal Visit of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II to Ireland. Photo shows: Reception for members of Gaisce (The President's Award) with HRH The Duke of Edinburgh at Farmleigh House Source: Photocall Ireland

An award which will definitely be presented in an assembly hall that smells like feet

Camphill High School Source: paisleyorguk

An award with a certificate definitely designed using Microsoft Publisher


An award with a certificate bearing your name in calligraphy

That calligraphy was DEFINITELY done by the school secretary.

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An exam poorly disguised as an award

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