Category Archives: Education

  1. Changes in the grading at the 2017 examinations

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    May 10, 2017 by johnston00

    These changes concern; 1. LEAVING CERTIFICATE GRADING SYSTEM CHANGES 2. GRADING OF JUNIOR CYCLE ENGLISH 3. COLOUR OF EXAMINATION PAPERS …
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  2. State Examinations

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    May 10, 2017 by johnston00

    Junior Certificate and Leaving Certificate Timetables available HERE

  3. School Year 2017/2020

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    May 10, 2017 by johnston00

      Information on the dates for the school years 2017 -2010 has been released by the Department of Education and …
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  4. Schools spared strike in May as pay dispute divides union

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    April 23, 2017 by johnston00

      No sign of an early end to ASTI campaign Secondary schools have been spared a one-day strike in May …
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  5. Schools scramble to be first to offer pupils coding course

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    March 14, 2016 by johnston00

    The roll-out of computer coding classes will go ahead in September in second-level schools, despite the ongoing wrangle over junior …
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  6. 6,275 applicants did not fill out course choices

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    March 9, 2016 by johnston00

    A worrying rise in the number of CAO applicants who did not fill out their course choices is a feature …
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  7. Workshops on assistive technology for secondary school students who have difficulity with reading/writing – UCC

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    February 11, 2016 by johnston00

    Assistive technology can be a very useful tool to students who learn differently because of a disability/learning difficulty. UCC’s Disability …
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  8. Colleges may raise maths requirement due to high drop-out rates

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    January 17, 2016 by johnston00

    As many as 80% of students in some courses failing to progress beyond first year A number of third-level institutions …
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  9. Baptising your child to gain school place just an ‘abuse’ – Archbishop

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    December 8, 2015 by johnston00

    Archbishop of Dublin Dr Diarmuid Martin has said that baptising children simply so they can attend a particular school is …
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