President Michael D Higgins speaking at a  reception to mark World Philosophy Day at Áras an Uachtaráin. Photograph: Maxwell Photography

(...) short course under the new Junior Cycle programme, and the organisers of the awards hope the initiative(...)

Project Maths was introduced into post-primary schools on a phased basis from 2008 onwards and in other schools from 2010.

(...) teachers of Junior Cycle maths across a range of school types. Teachers in the focus group were of the(...)

Schoolchildren who are frequently reprimanded by teachers are much more likely to lose self-confidence in their ability to do schoolwork, new research shows. Photo: iStock

(...) dip in student engagement during second year reinforces the case for junior cycle reform and the use(...)

Pictured at an education innovation conference organised by the Trinity Access 21 project in Google’s EMEA HQ is Stacey Torres with her classmates from Mercy Secondary School Inchicore. Photograph: Paul Sharp/Sharppix

(...) well to the junior cycle reform process, and other strategies and policies in the area of tackling(...)

A total of 61,654 students who sat the Junior Cycle examinations in June can collect their results from their schools this morning and through the online examination results service on from 4pm. File photograph: Getty Images

(...). English was the first subject to be rolled out under new Junior Cycle reforms and the results being(...)

While this year’s figures show greater participation across most higher level Junior Cert subjects, the number of students getting As is down significantly. Photograph:  Niall Carson/PA Wire

(...) new Junior Cycle Barring Mathematics, which saw an increase of 2.4 per cent in the number of As(...)

Rethinking the Leaving Certificate
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  • September 12, 2017, 00:08

(...) chance do we have with the Leaving if we can’t reach agreement on the reform of junior cycle?” Others(...)

In terms of academic achievement, our expectations of young Irish people are definitely lower than they were 50 years ago. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien / The Irish Times

(...) distinctively English culture. However, our Junior Cycle reform, especially when our young people still have to(...)

An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar with his Ministers of State at Government Buildings. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

John Paul Phelan: Local Government and Electoral Reform (Housing) The same age as the Taoiseach at(...)

 ASTI  president Ed Byrne addresses the ASTI special convention at Citywest Hotel, Dublin. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

(...) with Government junior-cycle reform plans when schools re-open in September, pending a ballot on the(...)

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