Last November there was public dismay when the Department of Education and Skills (DES) inspectorate report discovered weaknesses in the teaching of I(...)

The Teachers’ Union of Ireland (TUI) has raised ‘deep’ concerns that proposed Junior Cert reforms would be “negative” for student outcomes. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien / The Irish Times

The Teachers’ Union of Ireland (TUI) has expressed deep concerns that proposed Junior Cert reforms would be “negative” for students.The union said it (...)

Not written in stone: many minor errors crop up in exam papers, for which  the State Examinations Commission produces a ‘List of Corrections’

More than 170 errors were made on Leaving and Junior Certificate exam papers during the last five years, according to figures released by the State Ex(...)