Posted by Schooldays Newshound, on 04/10/2019. Tags: Parenting Teachers
64,330 students Junior Certificate students will receive the results today. The results results are being released later in the year than usual, and for the first time students will receive them on a Friday instead of a Wednesday. This is as a result of significant reforms of the Leaving Certificate appeals process which was reduced from eight weeks to five weeks. The Junior Cert results
will be made available in the schools this morning and will be available on examinations.ie
this afternoon from 4pm.
In the majority of subjects, students will continue to receive the traditional grades of A, B, C etc. However in the newly revised subjects of English, Science and Business Studies grades are in then new format of Distinction (90-100%), Higher Merit etc. Among the students receiving their results today, 19 candidates received 11 As or their near-equivalent under the new regime, Distinctions, followed by 88 with 10.
Students wishing to appeal their results must do so through their schools, with the applications to be received by the SEC no later than 5pm on Friday, 11 October.
A fee of €32 is charged per subject, which is subject to a refund if the result is upgraded.
Education Minister Joe McHugh led the congratulations to the students saying the new Junior Cycle was bringing benefits to education with an approach that was” more engaging for young people and sets the ground for more creativity and critical thinking. Teacher unions, the ASTI and the TUI, and the principals’ organisation, NAPD, also congratulated the students urging them to be careful in the celebrations
For resources to help with managing the Junior Cert results and celebrations, visit our results resources on Schooldays.ie