School in Ireland

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Primary school: 

Primary school Attendance is compulsory for all children between six and sixteen years of age The general aims of primary education are to enable the child to live a full life and realise his or her potential as a unique individual develop as a social being through living and co-operating with others and so contribute to the good society be eady for further education and lifelog learning

Primary school: 

Primary school The curriculum is divided into the following key areas Language Mathematics Social, environment and scentific education Arts education, including visual arts, music and drama Physical education Social, personal and health education

Second level education: 

Second level education The second-level education sector coprises secondary, vocational, comunity and comprehensive schools. Secondary schools are privately owned and managed. Second level education aims to provide a comprehensive, high-quality learning environment enable all students to live full lives, appropriate to their stage of development, Help them trealise their potential as individuals and as citizens prepare students for adult life help them proceed to further education or to employment.

Second level education: 

Second level education Second-level education consists of a three-year junior cycle followed by a two or three-years senior cycle. The junior Certificate examination is taken on completion of a Junior Certificate course of three-years duration. The junior cycle covers a vital period in young people’s lives

Second level education: 

Second level education The programmes now available at Senior Cycle include Transition year Established Leaving Certificate Leaving Certificate Applied Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme

The transition year: 

The transition year It’s one of the major innovations in Irish educations It’s an option now firmly embedded in the system It provides an opportunity for students to experience a wide range of educational inputs and work experience

The Leaving Certificate: 

The Leaving Certificate It is held at the end of the Senior Cycle in post-primary schools It is the terminal examination of postprimary education The Senior Cycle caters for pupils in the 15 to 18 Students sit for the examination at the age of 17 or 18, after 5 or 6 years of post primary education Pupils must take at least five subjects including Irish

The Leaving Certificate Applied: 

The Leaving Certificate Applied It is a two-year programme aimed at preparing students for adult and working life It puts an emphaisis on forms of achievement and excellentes It is an innovative programme in the way achievements are assessed It i a parson-centred programme involving a cross-curricular approach rather than a subjects based structure It has as its primary objective the preparation of participants for adult and working life through relevant learning experiences It is intended to meet the needs of those students who do not have direct access to Higher Education

Higher Education in Ireland : 

Higher Education in Ireland It is substantially funded by the State, autonomous and self governing. It comprises the university sector the technological sector the colleges of education Universities are essentially concerned with undergraduate degree programmes post-graduate degree programmes basic and applied research Masters degrees are taken by course work, research work combination of both

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