Internet Safety Information for Parents/Guardian (from Dr Maureen Griffin’s website)

English Department Blog

Third Level Points System

This is our own short explanation of how the current points system works for entry to courses in Irish universities, institutes of technology and other colleges.
Department of Education
The official website of the Department. Contains a lot of information for students, teacher, parents and the community, on the Irish education system, including the marking schemes for all the subjects in the Leaving Cert and Junior Cert exams.
Leaving Cert Vocational Programme
LCVP is a Senior Cycle Programme of the Department of Education and Science, designed to give a strong vocational dimension to the Leaving Certificate. This site has lots of valuable resources for students and teachers of the programme.
The National Centre for Technology in Education
An Irish Government agency established to provide advice, support and information on the use of information and communications technology (ICT) in education.
Award winning site is a vast resource of informative interactive content for lecond-level students, teachers and parents.
Has sections for educators and for school pupils, both primary and second-level.
Topstudy provides teachers and students with a useful source of curriculum based information and free access to educational tools, including free online interactive tutorials for students, rather than static information.
Pro-Teen Matters
Web magazine for young people dealing with mental health issues: articles, comic relief, health issues, sport, cookery, prizes to be won and lots more. Devised by students for students
Specialist Education Links
Wild Ireland
A new website, still developing, dedicated to Irish wildlife, featuring a database of information on plants and animals, along with educational materials.
Junior Cert IT Website
A new website which covers much of the IT material of the Junior Certificate Business Studies Course