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Leaving Cert

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# leaving-cert - Monday 23 June, 2014

From The Daily Edge 9 things absolutely everyone should be aware of before moving out All By Myself

9 things absolutely everyone should be aware of before moving out

Attention, newly-graduated secondary school students. This one is for you.

# leaving-cert - Wednesday 18 June, 2014

From Business ETC Mortgage arrears, the bailout and unemployment – who’d be a leaving cert economics student? Examining Times

Mortgage arrears, the bailout and unemployment – who’d be a leaving cert economics student?

Some of the questions on the paper wouldn’t have been out of place in a third level exam, one expert said.

# leaving-cert - Tuesday 17 June, 2014

Opinion: The CAO system can clearly be gamed, and it’s perpetuating disadvantage

We believe university places should be awarded to students based on the ranking they achieved within their school, not their national ranking.

# leaving-cert - Tuesday 10 June, 2014

Leaving Cert students asked question on horsemeat scandal

They were also asked about the symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease, a question which may have thrown students as it is not a compulsory disorder on the syllabus.

# leaving-cert - Monday 9 June, 2014

The recession is popping up a lot on Leaving Cert papers this year

First they were asked to analyse budgets for families on the dole, now it’s essays on poverty and calculating youth unemployment rates.

From The Daily Edge This Leaving Cert student is Snapchatting his hilarious exam conversations with Jesus Divine Intervention

# leaving-cert - Saturday 7 June, 2014

Google, health insurance, and the World Cup: The week in numbers

Plus: What percentage of Labour TDs are running for deputy leader of the party?

In numbers: The Leaving and Junior Certificate exams

How many A4 pages will be used? How many people set the tests? How many subjects are being examined? SO MANY QUESTIONS.

# leaving-cert - Friday 6 June, 2014

This question on the Ordinary Level Maths paper today was ‘ridiculously simple’

A shopkeeper bought 25 school blazers at €30 each and 25 trousers at €20 each. How much did they spend?

Justin Bieber’s name was spelled wrong on the Leaving Cert English Paper 1

It’s “I before E, except after C” – everyone knows that.

From The Daily Edge 6 things everyone remembers from Geography in secondary school Clints And Grikes

# leaving-cert - Thursday 5 June, 2014

How would you have done in today’s English Paper 2?

Most students were pretty happy with it but would you remember enough to tackle these questions?

Leaving Cert students asked about how to cope ‘on the Dole’

That was the Higher Levels. The Ordinary Levels were asked one entire question about soup.

From The Daily Edge This brilliantly bleak film is for anyone who did the Junior Cert Dear Jean-philippe

# leaving-cert - Wednesday 4 June, 2014

From The Daily Edge 10 things adults think teenagers should know about the ‘real world’ I Guess This Is Growing Up

Interesting people, influence and Roy Keane: how day one of the Leaving Certificate went

The papers were called “comfortable”, but a Home Economics question on soup raised eyebrows.

From The Daily Edge 8 genuinely accurate tips from Leaving Cert veterans on Twitter Be Grand

8 genuinely accurate tips from Leaving Cert veterans on Twitter

Honestly, these are the only ones.

Poll: Does the Leaving Cert matter? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Does the Leaving Cert matter?

Almost 58,000 students will sit their final school exams this morning. But does it matter in the big scheme of things?

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From The Daily Edge #BeGrand trends in Ireland as country tells students it will all be ok Exam Time

#BeGrand trends in Ireland as country tells students it will all be ok

It’s not the end of the world. Honestly.

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Good morning! Here are the nine stories you need to know today.

Opinion: The State exams start today – but don’t let stress get you down

Stress and pressure are, unfortunately, part and parcel of exams. But there are also simple ways to keep calm and perform well.

From The Daily Edge Unhelpful Leaving Cert letter in the Irish Times today Exam Weather

# leaving-cert - Tuesday 3 June, 2014

From The Score Open Thread: What are your memories of studying for exams during the World Cup? Hit The Books

Open Thread: What are your memories of studying for exams during the World Cup?

This summer’s showdown in Brazil present a dilemma for those studying for the Leaving Cert and Junior Cert.

From The Score How to juggle your Junior and Leaving Cert exams with the World Cup Cramtastic This post contains videos

How to juggle your Junior and Leaving Cert exams with the World Cup

Including two-minute YouTube tutorials, Christian Bale yelling at planes and Eye of the Tiger in Spanish.

From The Daily Edge 11 Leaving Cert fears that will never, ever leave you Log Books

Opinion: Have a positive impact on Ireland’s society and economy – choose a STEM career

Leaving Cert students: consider courses in science, technology, engineering and maths. They’ll give you transferable, mobile skills that are needed in almost every sector.

# leaving-cert - Monday 2 June, 2014

From The Daily Edge The struggles of these Leaving Cert students will bring back some memories Leaving Cert Woes

The struggles of these Leaving Cert students will bring back some memories

#ThingsIWouldRatherDoThanTheLeavingCert is trending on Twitter today.

# leaving-cert - Sunday 1 June, 2014

From The Daily Edge 10 pets who just wanted to help you study Study Buddy

10 pets who just wanted to help you study

They tried, bless them.

# leaving-cert - Monday 26 May, 2014

Opinion: Under exam stress? Take five minutes off and read these tips

While 120,000 students will sit exams over the coming weeks, there’s no need for them to go through the stressful pre-exam period alone.

# leaving-cert - Tuesday 13 May, 2014

From The Daily Edge Some Leaving Cert students put their school up for sale on DoneDeal School's Out

# leaving-cert - Monday 21 April, 2014

Leaving Cert could see major overhaul with proposed new grading scale

The number of grading bands would be reduced from 14 to eight.

# leaving-cert - Monday 14 April, 2014

New Leaving Cert science course poses risk to “high standards” of education

It could also hamper Ireland’s chances of attracting foreign direct investment, experts say.

# leaving-cert - Saturday 22 February, 2014

Column: It’s time to break down the barriers around poetry

Can’t we get more from our vast historic and modern wellspring of poetry? We are, after all, the nation that has reputedly more poets per square mile than any other in the world, writes Stephen Downes.

# leaving-cert - Thursday 13 February, 2014

From The Daily Edge This Irish school has a ‘Love Squad’ doing secret Valentine’s Day classroom deliveries You Go Glen Coco

# leaving-cert - Thursday 6 February, 2014

From The Daily Edge This train station sign in Kilkenny is so wrong, but can you tell why? As Gaeilge

# leaving-cert - Monday 3 February, 2014

Education Minister refuses to rule out video cameras in classrooms

Ruairí Quinn said that he felt that “some older teachers are used to being sole person of authority in the classroom”.

More boys are staying on in school to do the Leaving Cert

More than 90 per cent of Irish students stay on to complete the exams, according to a report out today.

# leaving-cert - Thursday 30 January, 2014

English, Irish, Maths… Politics: The Leaving Cert to get a new subject

Future TDs will be able to get a head start on what they need to know, as part of new plans confirmed by the Education Minister.

# leaving-cert - Wednesday 25 December, 2013

From The Daily Edge The Annual Bumper Secondary School Christmas Test No Peig We Promise

The Annual Bumper Secondary School Christmas Test

Gather the family. No fighting!

# leaving-cert - Thursday 12 December, 2013

From The Daily Edge Can you use your Leaving Cert Irish to pick up girls? Do Uimhir

Can you use your Leaving Cert Irish to pick up girls?

I like your chicken roll…

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