Institute of Education Junior Cert Courses

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Institute of Education Junior Cert Courses

Institute of Education Junior Cert Courses

Junior Cert 2018 Evening and Saturday Classes

Wednesday 6 September 2017 – Saturday 19 May 2018*
Junior Certificate 2018

*Students may join at any stage throughout the year, subject to vacancies.

For over 40 years, The Institute of Education’s Evening and Saturday weekly grinds have been preparing students for the Junior Cert 2018. These grinds, taught by our experienced and skilled teachers, can help students to improve their exam grades by improving subject knowledge, addressing problem areas and boosting confidence.

Important notice regarding on-line booking and admission cards for 2017/2018
Admission cards are required for entry to all Evening & Saturday Weekly Grinds. To receive your admission card after making an online booking, please forward a passport sized photograph to photos@ioe.ie . Please include the student’s full name and date of birth in the message of the email.

Alternatively post a passport sized photograph with the student’s name written on the back or call into The Institute of Education office between 8am – 6pm, Monday – Friday, and we can take a photograph here, free of charge.

Sample a Class: Any of our Junior or Leaving Certificate weekly grinds can be sampled for one week for a fee of €10. Advance booking is required. Please contact our office on 01 661 3511 for further details.

Holidays

Classes commence on Wednesday 6 September 2017. Please note, classes and study will NOT be held on the following dates:

Mid-Term Breaks:
Wednesday 1 November – Sunday 5 November 2017
Wednesday 21 February – Sunday 25 February 2018

Christmas Holidays:
Wednesday 20 December 2017 – Sunday 7 January 2018
Classes resume on Wednesday 10 January 2018

St Patrick’s Day:
Wednesday 14 March – Saturday 17 March 2018

Easter Holidays:
Wednesday 28 March- Sunday 8 April 2018

Final Classes / Study:
Sunday 20 May 2018

Admissions

  1. Students may call into The Institute of Education Office between 9am and 6pm, Monday to Friday or on Saturday from 9am to 12:30pm, where we can take a photograph of the student and create their admission card.
  2. Email a photograph (JPEG format) to: photos@instituteofeducation.ie  (please include the student’s full name and date of birth in the message of the email)
  3. Post a Passport sized photograph to: Admissions Office, The Institute of Education, 79 – 85 Lower Leeson Street, Dublin 2. (please include the student’s full name and date of birth with the photograph)

Upon receipt of photograph the admission card will be processed.
NO CARD NO CLASS: Students who arrive for class without their admission card must pay €10 for a day pass

Please click here to view Terms & Conditions for our part-time tuition and courses>>

The Institute Camp: 1st & 2nd Year Junior Cert

The Institute Camp consists of four days of Junior Cert grinds, designed to increase understanding and confidence in Higher Level Maths, Science, English and Irish for students entering 1st and 2nd year in school.

Taught by experienced and skilled teachers from The Institute of Education, these grinds is designed to strengthen the basics in these four core subjects and introduce students to the skills and techniques they will need to succeed at Junior Cycle level.

Students can choose up to four subjects. Lunchroom facilities are available and students can bring a packed lunch.

Upcoming Courses:
1st year students: Monday 21 – Thursday 24 August 2017 >>
2nd year students: Monday 21 – Thursday 24 August 2017 >>

Book online or call us on +353 (01) 6613511

Junior Cert May Revision Course

Dates for May 2018 will be confirmed shortly
Junior Certificate 2018

For over 40 years the Institute of Education has been preparing students for the Junior Certificate exams. Our Junior Cert 2018 May revision course is a key part of this curriculum.

Taught by our experienced and skilled teachers, these intensive, exam focused classes are for students about to sit Higher Level Maths, English or Science in the Junior Certificate exam. Students are provided with high quality notes and key techniques to enable them to achieve their maximum potential in the exams.

Students may opt do one, two or three days of the course.

Please click here to view Terms & Conditions for our part-time tuition and revision courses>>

Fees:

1 subject €105
2 subjects €190
3 subjects €275

 

Please note:

  • Laser/Credit Card payments accepted
  • A handling fee of 1.85% of the course cost will be applied all payments made by Credit Card. Payments made by debit card will not be subject to this fee.
  • 10% reduction for two or more members of the same family. Please contact our office to avail of this discount.
  • NO REFUND OF FEES
  • Fees are non-transferable

Subject:

English(H)
This course is designed to introduce students to the requirements of the new Junior Cycle English exam. Emphasis will be placed on developing key skills as outlined in the curriculum.  Students will be given guidelines on how to plan and construct effective writing exercises. Special focus will be on Reading Comprehension, Creative Writing, Poetry, Drama and Fiction. Key notes will be provided on a selection of the studied texts from the prescribed material for Drama and Fiction.

 

Topics from:Maths (H)

(i) Number Systems/Inequalities (1h)
(ii) Quadratic Functions (1h)
(iii) Trigonometry (1h)
(iv) Geometry [Similar Triangles/Congruency*] (1h)

*Time restrictions allow for only one of these to be covered. Teachers makes a judgement call based on what is likely to appear in examinations.

 

Science (H)

Content will be added shortly

Timetable

Dates for May 2018 will be confirmed shortly

Date 1.30pm – 4.30pm
Fri 26 May 2017 English (H)
Sat 27 May 2017 Maths (H)
Sun 28 May 2017 Science (H