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IASTA Submission to the Oireachtas

IASTA Submission to the Oireachtas

In October 2021, IASTA made a submission to the Joint Committee on Education, Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science. In the submission we focused on area 6 (International Evidence and Best...

SEC Release Leaving Certificate Sample Papers

SEC Release Leaving Certificate Sample Papers

The State Examinations Commission have released sample papers for both Ordinary & Higher Level Agricultural Science, examining the new specifications for the first time in June 2021. You can view the Higher Level...

IIS Brief 2022

IIS Brief 2022

The State Examinations Commission have released details of the Individual Investigative Study brief for 2022 (for the current 5th year cohort). The full brief can be accessed here. The theme for the 2022 IIS is:...

New Guidelines for Individual Investigative Study

New Guidelines for Individual Investigative Study

The State Examinations Commission have published revised guidelines for the completion of the Individual Investigative Study (IIS) in Leaving Certificate Agricultural Science 2021. The revised guidelines include a...

Update: IASTA Make Contact State Examinations Commission

Update: IASTA Make Contact State Examinations Commission

  Update on IASTA Statement on Assessment Procedures for Leaving Certificate 2021 IASTA have been in contact with the State Examinations Commission (SEC) and have passed on the worries and concerns that have been...

IASTA Statement: Leaving Certificate Assessment 2021

IASTA Statement: Leaving Certificate Assessment 2021

Statement from the Executive of the Irish Agriculture Science Teachers Association Re: 2021 Leaving Certificate. The IASTA Executive feels that the current plans for the examination of the new Agricultural Science...

South East Branch Workshop

South East Branch Workshop

There will be a South East Branch Workshop – Individual Investigative Study – in Wexford Education Centre, Enniscorthy on Monday 13th January from 5:30pm to 7:30pm. The aim of the workshop is to explore...

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