Junior Certs

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The proportion of Leaving Cert students taking on higher-level subjects looks set to match last year’s record numbers.

Some 124,000 students are due to begin this year’s State exams on Wednesday, Two additional days have been added to the exam timetable in order to mi(...)

Once you receive your paper read it carefully and fully before you do anything else. Start to sketch out, at the back of your answer book, the answers to every question you are planning to answer

Take a deep breath: after months of seemingly endless preparation June 5th sees the beginning of the written papers in this year’s Junior and Leaving (...)

The  claim that the arrival of the State Examinations automatically coincides with a spell of good weather for the rest of the country has been well and truly dispelled this year. File photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

1. The sun gods spare our students... for now Every year, Ireland puts another cohort of (mostly) young people and their families through the deeply (...)

 Sinn Féin representatives Cllr Gaye Fagan, Dublin Central TD Mary Lou McDonald and Cllr Janice Boylan arrive for a meeting between Enda Kenny and north inner city representatives in Government Buildings. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Public representatives from Dublin’s inner city have called for Taoiseach Enda Kenny to urgently address the problems in the area. Speaking on their (...)

Twitter: the topic of the day at Junior Cert level. Photograph: Kacper Pempel/Reuters

The majority of Leaving Cert candidates who applied for exam support were granted one or more supports last year, according to new figures released by(...)

A team of researchers at Dublin City University have begun working on tailoring a highly successful international means of teaching mathematics to the Irish curriculum. Photograph: Alan Betson /The Irish Times

A team of researchers at Dublin City University (DCU) have begun working on tailoring a highly successful international means of teaching mathematics (...)

Frances Fitzgerald: Sent back to her old job by the CSPE exam.

A mix of wordy and nonwordy questions were laid out for Junior Certs yesterday in the second year of a Maths Paper II exam drawn from the new Project (...)