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#Leaving Cert

# leaving-cert - Today’s News

Students with special needs being denied supports “days before exams”

The number of students having applications for readers turned down has been increasing since 2012.

From The Daily Edge 10 Leaving Cert panics every Irish person will remember The Fear

10 Leaving Cert panics every Irish person will remember

It’s the night before, you remember it well.

# leaving-cert - Yesterday’s News

Yoga, puppy rooms and homeopathy used to de-stress students before exams Chill Out This post contains a poll

Yoga, puppy rooms and homeopathy used to de-stress students before exams

Should Irish schools provide their students with relaxation methods?

From Business ETC Here are the best apps and services to help you study your Leaving Cert subjects Now You Know

Here are the best apps and services to help you study your Leaving Cert subjects

There are many learning services and tools out there both online and on smartphones, but which ones are worth looking at?

# leaving-cert - Sunday 31 May, 2015

What did a Leaving Cert exam paper look like 80 years ago?

We got our hands on the 1935 home economics exam to see how it compares to more recent papers.

QUIZ: How well do you remember King Lear?

The Leaving Cert starts this week – do you remember much from your studies?

72 hours to go … Unclutter your mind, focus on your exams – with these helpful tips

Cut out the coffee. Try and stay away from social media. Try and make some time for FUN.

# leaving-cert - Thursday 28 May, 2015

From The Daily Edge 10 things every thirtysomething says about the Leaving Cert Intentionally Blank

10 things every thirtysomething says about the Leaving Cert

“I didn’t do a TAP of study myself.”

From The Daily Edge An Irish student has made a dance remix featuring the voice from the Leaving Cert Irish aural Banger

# leaving-cert - Monday 18 May, 2015

From The Daily Edge What the world looked like when the 2015 Leaving Cert class were being born Feel Old Yet?

What the world looked like when the 2015 Leaving Cert class were being born

People who are adults today have no memory of these things.

# leaving-cert - Thursday 7 May, 2015

People who play sport at school are FAR more likely to go to college…

Especially in their final years. It seems future success and drive can be directly related to an active and competitive school lifestyle.

# leaving-cert - Sunday 3 May, 2015

From The Daily Edge 11 things we all said in our Irish oral and what we actually meant Dia Duit

11 things we all said in our Irish oral and what we actually meant

It’s time to relive the trauma.

# leaving-cert - Saturday 2 May, 2015

The Leaving Cert is not as predictable as people think…

And trying to predict what’s coming up will ultimately backfire, according to a report.

# leaving-cert - Wednesday 29 April, 2015

Exam stress can make you lose perspective – remember, you’re more than your grade

You are the sum of far more than one set of exams – there are plenty of ways to succeed in this world.

There will be no more As, Bs or Cs in the Leaving Cert

Big changes are coming.

# leaving-cert - Sunday 19 April, 2015

From The Daily Edge How Many Points Should You Have Got In Your Leaving Cert? Quiz

How Many Points Should You Have Got In Your Leaving Cert?

You’ve always wondered if it should have been different – now you can find out.

# leaving-cert - Friday 13 March, 2015

From The Daily Edge What if we spoke about learning English like we do about Irish? As Bearla

What if we spoke about learning English like we do about Irish?

Walk in pairs… housewife…. lunch.

# leaving-cert - Saturday 7 February, 2015

Sex, Smirnoff and the Six Nations: The week in numbers

Plus: How much does it cost to replace the lightbulb at the top of the Spire?

# leaving-cert - Wednesday 4 February, 2015

Irish students almost 10% more likely to finish school than their European equivalents

This new information comes in the School Retention Report released today.

# leaving-cert - Saturday 31 January, 2015

14 tips on filling in the CAO from people who have been through it and survived…

Don’t worry. It’s all going to be ok.

# leaving-cert - Tuesday 13 January, 2015

Opinion: The CAO process can be daunting, so bear these tips in mind…

It’s an important step towards securing their college and course of choice, so give it the time it needs.

# leaving-cert - Sunday 28 December, 2014

The 33 photographs that took our breath away this year

From Leaving Certificate students to George Clooney, here are the most striking photographs from 2014.

# leaving-cert - Thursday 16 October, 2014

Principals “picking up pieces” dealing with troubled students

They say they’re under pressure due to cutbacks – and that it’s threatening how schools are run.

# leaving-cert - Wednesday 10 September, 2014

Opinion: It’s not a Mickey Mouse exam, the Junior Cert does actually matter

To say it doesn’t is an insult to the 60,698 Irish students who studied for 3 years to sit the exam last June.

# leaving-cert - Wednesday 3 September, 2014

Opinion: Shouldn’t we give freshers more time to make life-changing decisions?

In a two to three week period we expect our young people to make massive life decisions – we could make the whole process much easier.

# leaving-cert - Saturday 30 August, 2014

From Business ETC Back to school: the apps you need to get your study routine organised Study Session

Back to school: the apps you need to get your study routine organised

With the new school term starting up, it’s good to get yourself prepared for the year ahead.

# leaving-cert - Monday 25 August, 2014

Opinion: Will the push to encourage more science and technology graduates be worth it?

There has been a series of initiatives put in place to encourage interest in STEM subjects for school leavers; will the effort be rewarded with good jobs?

# leaving-cert - Saturday 23 August, 2014

Opinion: 10 things you can do if you didn’t get that college place you wanted

It may not seem so right now, but the world is your oyster…

# leaving-cert - Friday 22 August, 2014

There’s still time to apply for ‘Available Places’ through CAO

Do you know about this list of courses with places still available? Get on it…

# leaving-cert - Thursday 21 August, 2014

From The Daily Edge 12 things guaranteed to annoy any Irish person National Rage

12 things guaranteed to annoy any Irish person

Bono, NCT, 600 points…

# leaving-cert - Monday 18 August, 2014

Points hike for science, tech and construction courses

UCD architecture saw one of the biggest points increase, rising by 25 points to 490.

Need help with CAO offers? Here’s what to do

Keep calm and…

From The Daily Edge Students’ nerves were shot while waiting for CAO offers this morning C A Ooooh

# leaving-cert - Thursday 14 August, 2014

From The Daily Edge This Cork lad is selling his Leaving Cert points on DoneDeal Nul Points
Poll: Should bonus points be awarded for Leaving Cert science subjects? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should bonus points be awarded for Leaving Cert science subjects?

And would it help stem the skills shortages in the tech and sciences industry?

Here’s how the CAO offer and acceptance system works

This is what happens next…

# leaving-cert - Wednesday 13 August, 2014

In numbers: The Leaving Certificate results

Which subject had the highest failure rate? Which one had the most amount of As?

Off to college: Joanne O’Riordan gets the course she wanted at UCC

“When Joanne sets her mind to doing something she does it,” said her dad Joe.

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