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#Leaving Certificate

# leaving-certificate - Saturday 15 September, 2018

'I was completely panicking': Leaving Cert students at Dublin school taught wrong English text for two years Exclusive

The mistake was only discovered six days before the students started their exams this year.

# leaving-certificate - Wednesday 15 August, 2018

Poll: Did your Leaving Cert results play a major role in your life? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Did your Leaving Cert results play a major role in your life?

Students around the country will be finding out their results this morning.

# leaving-certificate - Thursday 2 August, 2018

CAO issues thousands of 'Round Zero' offers to prospective college students

A total of 4,738 offers have been issued today, before Round One offers are made to Leaving Certificate students on August 20.

# leaving-certificate - Saturday 30 June, 2018

Time is ticking - The CAO change-of-mind deadline is tomorrow

From 5.15pm tomorrow, applicants will no longer be able to change their preferences for the courses they would like to do.

# leaving-certificate - Monday 4 June, 2018

Stressed about your Leaving or Junior Cert? Here are some tips to help you stay calm

Get plenty of sleep and exercise, and remember that anxiety is normal.

# leaving-certificate - Thursday 26 April, 2018

From The Daily Edge 12 poets you haven't thought about since the Leaving Cert Poetry Day

12 poets you haven't thought about since the Leaving Cert

Remember the great Eavan Boland scandal of 2010?

# leaving-certificate - Thursday 4 January, 2018

'A digital revolution': Forty schools to offer Computer Science as Leaving Cert subject in September

The Department of Education aims to make the subject available to all schools by 2020.

# leaving-certificate - Monday 11 December, 2017

PE is set to become a Leaving Cert subject from next year

Education Minister Richard Bruton made the announcement today as part of an overall emphasis the government is putting on encouraging healthy lifestyles.

# leaving-certificate - Monday 27 November, 2017

Government aims to boost the number of girls doing maths and science in the Leaving Cert

The government wants the number of females taking up science, maths and engineering to increase by 40%.

# leaving-certificate - Wednesday 11 October, 2017

Over 1,400 Leaving Cert papers were given a better mark after student appeals

Honours English and Biology were easily the most appealed subjects in 2017.

# leaving-certificate - Wednesday 16 August, 2017

'Whatever your results today, there will be opportunities for you'

More people took Higher Level subjects this year, but the number of top marks is down.

The Leaving Cert results are out today - But here's why you won't be seeing any As, Bs or Cs this year

Don’t worry, it’s not because everyone failed.

# leaving-certificate - Sunday 13 August, 2017

From Paralympians to mature students - Leaving Cert students come from all walks of life

TheJournal.ie spoke to four Leaving Cert students in the countdown to the results.

# leaving-certificate - Monday 5 June, 2017

Exam advice for parents: How to support your child during the Junior and Leaving Cert

From organisational support to breathing exercises, there’s plenty a parent can do to help.

# leaving-certificate - Thursday 1 June, 2017

Teachers say 'pay is insufficient' as urgent appeal made for Leaving Cert markers

The SEC said that it would have sufficient numbers in place and did not want to “cause alarm” with the appeal.

# leaving-certificate - Thursday 11 May, 2017

Here's how Leaving Cert students did in French, Russian and Japanese

Some performed very well, while others struggled with basic vocabulary.

# leaving-certificate - Thursday 9 June, 2016

'He's going to struggle': Teenager with learning disability denied Leaving Cert support

Hundreds of students each year are denied supports like readers and scribes and advocates say the SEC needs to widen eligibility criteria.

# leaving-certificate - Wednesday 8 June, 2016

No major surprises in English papers as the State exams kicked off today

The first exam for both sets of students this morning will be English paper 1.

# leaving-certificate - Friday 20 May, 2016

Student with dyslexia brings fresh High Court appeal to secure help for Leaving Cert exams

His previous application for a reader was refused before the supporting evidence was submitted.

# leaving-certificate - Monday 18 April, 2016

From The Daily Edge Students are celebrating the end of the Irish orals by setting their notes on fire Burn Baby Burn

# leaving-certificate - Monday 4 January, 2016

Renua wants to abolish the Leaving Cert as we know it

The party is unveiling its general election manifesto later this morning.

# leaving-certificate - Thursday 3 September, 2015

Explainer: The Leaving Cert's getting a massive overhaul. Here's how it'll work.

New reforms launched today are aimed at reducing the pressure faced by students at exam time.

# leaving-certificate - Monday 17 August, 2015

Explainer: A beginner’s guide on how to accept your CAO offer

Here’s what to do next…

# leaving-certificate - Sunday 16 August, 2015

Poll: Should the CAO system be changed? Courses This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the CAO system be changed?

The Sunday Business Post is reporting this morning that colleges have been manipulating the admission system.

# leaving-certificate - Thursday 13 August, 2015

575 points direct provision teen to meet minister about going to college

Anna wants to study physiotherapy at the Royal College of Surgeons in Dublin.

# leaving-certificate - Wednesday 12 August, 2015

All-rounders with a thirst for knowledge: Ireland's highest achievers in the 2015 Leaving Cert

They all scooped over 800 points in the Leaving Cert, but their principals say they’re proud of every one of their students.

Here's how students got on in the Leaving Cert

Pretty well. Fair play.

In numbers: The Leaving Cert results

The hard work is over, now it’s time to find out how everyone did.

# leaving-certificate - Sunday 9 August, 2015

# leaving-certificate - Sunday 19 July, 2015

# leaving-certificate - Tuesday 2 June, 2015

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.

# leaving-certificate - 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?

# leaving-certificate - 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-certificate - Monday 27 April, 2015

Leaving Cert shake-up could make it easier to pass higher level exams

The revisions could impact on students sitting the 2017 exams.

# leaving-certificate - 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-certificate - 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-certificate - 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…

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