Exam Brief

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Exam Brief
Format compact
Owner(s) Independent News and Media
Publisher Irish Independent
Editor John Spain
Founded 2001
Language English
Website http://www.independent.ie/education/exam-brief/

Exam Brief is a yearly educational supplement to the Irish Independent newspaper, consisting of several volumes. It is produced in cooperation with The Institute of Education and aimed at students preparing for their Irish Leaving or Junior Certificate examinations.

2008[edit]

6 February 2008 - "The Winning Numbers".[1] Contributing author: Aidan Roantree (Mathematics).

13 February 2008 - "The Love of Languages".[2][3] Contributing authors: Jim Lusby (English), Diarmaid Ó Tuama (Irish Higher), MícheáL Ó Ruairc (Irish Ordinary), Corinne Gavenda (French).

20 February 2008 - "Talking about money".[4] Contributing authors: Arthur Russell (Economics and Accounting), Keith Hannigan (Business).

27 February 2008 - "Science Matter".[5] Contributing authors: Tara Lyons (Chemistry), Joe Reville (Biology).

5 March 2008 - "Making History".[6] Contributing authors: Sean Delap (History), Michael Doran (Geography), Geraldine Phealan (Home Economics).

April 2008 - Junior Certificate issue.

2009[edit]

4 March 2009 - "The Appliance of Science".[7] Contributing authors: Tara Lyons (Chemistry), Pat Doyle (Physics), David Bourke (Biology).

11 March 2009 - "Mind your language".[8] Contributing authors: Corinne Gavenda (French).

22 April 2009 - Junior Cert.[9] Contributing authors: Mark Lynch (Maths), Tom Brady (English), Arnaud Bongrand (French), Arthur Russell (Business), Ruth Hickey (Science), Mícheál Ó Ruairc (Irish), Seán Delap (History), Michael Doran (Georgraphy).

2010[edit]

24 February 2010 - Maths.
Online video tutorials became available for the first time.

3 March 2010 - History, Geography and Home Ec.

10 March 2010 - "Making History".[10] Contributing authors: Sean Delap (History), Michael Doran (Geography), Sandra Cleary (Home Economics).

18 March 2010 - "Minding Your Languages".

24 March 2010 - Finance.

21 April 2010 - Junior Cert.

2011[edit]

2 March 2011 - Maths issue. Contributing author: Aidan Roantree.[11] As in previous year, Irish Independent and The Institute of Education organized online mathematics video tutorials and solutions.

9 March 2011 - Science issue.[12]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Exam Brief 2008 Maths". Irish Independent. 
  2. ^ "Exam Brief 2008 Languages". Irish Independent. 
  3. ^ "Exam Brief 2008 Languages". Irish Independent. 13 February 2008. 
  4. ^ "Exam Brief 2008 Finances". Irish Independent. 
  5. ^ "Exam Brief 2008 Science". Irish Independent. 
  6. ^ "Exam Brief 2008 History, Geography, Home Ec.". Irish Independent. 
  7. ^ "Exam Brief 2009 Science.". Irish Independent. 17 May 2009. 
  8. ^ "Exam Brief 2009 Languages.". Irish Independent. 
  9. ^ "Exam Brief 2009 Junior Cert.". Irish Independent. 17 May 2009. 
  10. ^ "Exam Brief 2010 History, Geography, Home Ec.". Irish Independent. 
  11. ^ "Exam Brief: Maths 2011". Irish Independent. 18 February 2010. 
  12. ^ "Exam Brief: Science Issue". Irish Independent. 3 March 2011.