Categories ISSU News

Meet Our Officers: Joe Mee

  My name is Joe and I’m a transition year student attending Scoil Ruain Killanuale. I am dyslexic and practice no religious. As a result of being different, I felt isolated and even bullied. I then did research on the topic of dyslexia and found many students had as bad or even worse school experiences. Talking […]

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Categories Media & Communications (Press Release)

STUDENTS SCAPEGOATED… again

Press Statement ISSU speaks out in opposition to using students as pawns in industrial dispute Teachers are often too slow to embrace significant change, and on this occasion they have brought reasonable talks to a deadlock due to a failure to adapt. Teachers correct hundreds of school-based assessments for individual subject exams or indeed for […]

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Categories ISSU NewsLC Blog (2014)

Leaving Cert Japanese

Shahed – Higher Level At long last, the final exam! Being the only student in the whole school felt very strange, to say the least. The exam wasn’t too tough. There were three comprehension questions, with questions in both English and Japanese, and plenty of grammar questions. There were also two essay questions on either […]

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Categories JC Blog (2010)

JC Materials Technology (Wood)

James (Higher Level) In the afternoon I had my final exam, Materials Technology (Wood). I like Materials Technology (Wood) and I enjoyed the exam as I didn’t find it too difficult and the paper consisted of some nice questions. The exam was two hours long and I completed all required questions. I was in great […]

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