Junior Cycle

General School News, Junior Cycle, Parents Association / 31 May 2016
Education is changing: Curriculum Reform

Education is changing: Curriculum Reform

According to the NCCA's Junior Cycle website, "the Framework for Junior Cycle is based on proposals that emerged from a process of discussion and consultation". In this blog there are a number of links to explore the documents and background research that have gone into creating the Junior Cycle framework. There are also links to current consultations on subjects including Wellbeing, Visual Art and Modern Foreign Languages.

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Junior Cycle / 14 August 2015
JC English Media Studies Module: Advertising in Action

JC English Media Studies Module: Advertising in Action

Advertising in Action is a module created around the Key Skills of the New Junior Cycle English. It involves students collaborating with other students, teachers and members of the business community. It endorses teamwork amongst students, creative and practical use of IT, peer and self assessment and develops their oral literacy. This module has greatly enhanced their oral, written and IT literacy and has reenergised Second Year students towards their studies.

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Subject Blogs, Classics/History, French, General School News, Junior Cycle / 30 July 2015
Watch Our Teaching and Learning in Action

Watch Our Teaching and Learning in Action

In May 2015 The Irish Schoolheads Association in partnership with the National Council for Curriculum and Assessment (NCCA) filmed Patricia Gordon, Principal, and two of our teachers, Ms O' Reilly and Ms Donohoe and their classes (1st Years and 2nd Years) describing and demonstrating how they use Peer Assessment and Active Teaching Methodologies in the teaching of their subjects.

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