Junior Certificate Religious Education ROI

Junior Certificate RE Syllabus

Junior Certificate RE Guidelines

Journal Titles 2010-11

J C R E Journal Titles 2012 – 13

Junior Cycle Religious Education (JCRE) may be taught from three points of departure: 1. Following the JCRE syllabus and students taking the examination 2. Following the JCRE syllabus and not taking the state examination 3. Junior Certificate Schools Programme.

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Junior Cycle Reform
A reminder to folk  of the change to the proposed Junior Cycle reforms announced by Minister Quinn this month: “Most students will generally take no fewer than 8 subjects and no more than 10 full subjects for certification purposes in the new junior cycle. Students can substitute two short courses for one full subject, allowing options such as Chinese or Physical Education or Digital Media Literacy to be taken. Schools will also be able to offer their own short courses in accordance with specifications provided by the NCCA.”
Please keep in mind these points in relation to the time allocation of R.E. in Post-Primary schools: