New Audio Series for Leaving Cert Irish Students

Scrúdú Béil na hArdteiste is a new 4 part radio & podcast series for Leaving Cert students preparing for their Oral Irish Leaving Cert exam which will be broadcast on RTÉ Raidió na Gaeltachta 18 – 21 March and available on the RTÉ Radio Player or to download post broadcast. Since 2012, the percentage of marks for the oral Irish exam has increased from 25% to 40%, and the exam…

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New Audio Series for Leaving Cert Irish Students

Scrúdú Béil na hArdteiste is a new 4 part radio & podcast series for Leaving Cert students preparing for their Oral Irish Leaving Cert exam which will be broadcast on RTÉ Raidió na Gaeltachta 18 – 21 March and available on the RTÉ Radio Player or to download post broadcast. Since 2012, the percentage of marks for the oral Irish exam has increased from 25% to 40%, and the exam…

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Winds of Change – Time for Skills not Points

It is only mid September and already there is significant talk of educational change in the media and specifically in the Irish Times in recent weeks. Three issues that have been to the fore are the need to reform the CAO system, the need for alternative assessment modalities at Junior and Leaving Certificateand the need to improve how we teach Mathematics and Science: All this change is taking place against…

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