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Hundreds of secondary school teachers will stage a lunchtime protest tomorrow to highlight their issues with the proposed changes to the Junior Cert Cycle. They say they have not been given enough concrete information about how the new cycle will work in practice…and that the resources needed to implement the proposed changes are simply not there after six years of cutbacks. Keelin was joined in studio by Minister for Education, Ruairi Quinn and President of the Teachers’ Union of Ireland, Gerard Craughwell.http://www.rte.ie/radio1/today-with-sean-o-rourke/programmes/2014/0310/601227-today-with-sean-o-rourke-monday-10-march-2014/?clipid=1504840
Almost sixty thousand students receive their junior cert results today with no doubt the resultant calls to Liveline tomorrow and tabloid headlines about their over indulgence and celebrating tonight. But aside from the hoary old chestnut this year’s exams mark something of a sea change as it marks the last exam before some of the phased changes announced by the Minister for Education last year start to take effect. Teacher and exams expert Brian Mooney joined Sean this morninghttp://www.rte.ie/radio1/today-with-sean-o-rourke/programmes/2013/0911/473537-today-with-sean-o-rourke-wednesday-11-september-2013/?clipid=1308172
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