New Junior Cert Science for Examination in 2019 – What can you expect? Part II

What are the changes to Junior Cert Science in 2019?


The new specifications for science subjects, at both Junior Cert and Leaving Cert, put an emphasis on the application of knowledge in real-world contexts. In other words, students should be able "to do" rather than only "to know". The junior cycle changes in science were introduced for

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21 June 2017/Author: Dan Keating/Number of views (691)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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More and more SEC exams to be corrected electronically

More and more SEC exams to be corrected electronically


This summer, for the first time, Ordinary Level Junior Cert English will be corrected online as part of an initial roll-out that, in time, will see all SEC exams corrected electronically. But what will this mean for you? Well, in countries such as the UK, electronic marking 

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19 June 2017/Author: Dan Keating/Number of views (1232)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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New Junior Cert Science in 2019 – What can you expect? Part I

New Science Exam - Junior Cert 2019


We start a series of blogs on the new Science examinations for Junior Certificate, which begins in 2019. The new specifications for science subjects, at both Junior Cert and Leaving Cert, put an emphasis on the application of knowledge in real-world contexts. In other words, 

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15 June 2017/Author: Dan Keating/Number of views (668)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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Junior Cert English 2017: Our Guide to the ‘Final Assessment’

Our guide to the English Junior Certificate


Students will sit a two-hour written examination paper. They will be required to engage with, demonstrate comprehension of, and respond to stimulus material. The content and format of the examination papers may vary from year to year.  In any year, the learning outcomes to be assessed

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31 May 2017/Author: Dan Keating/Number of views (1568)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 3.3
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Embrace Your Exam Nerves in 3 Easy Steps!

Learn how to embrace your exam nerves!

It is May and the exams are less than 3 weeks away - The school days are numbered, and no  longer feel like ordinary days - the wind down is very much upon us. The talking has more or less been done it is now time to face the music and show-off all you have worked so hard for.  


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24 May 2017/Author: Dan Keating/Number of views (422)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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