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#Leaving Certificate

# 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…

# leaving-certificate - 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.

# leaving-certificate - Sunday 17 August, 2014

Looking for the CAO points? Stick with us - we'll have them right here from 6am

We’ll have all the points from every third-level institution, plus all the information you need to know.

# leaving-certificate - Saturday 16 August, 2014

The Mooney Show, Knock, and polygamy: The week in numbers

Plus: What subject had the highest failure rate in the Leaving Certificate?

# leaving-certificate - Thursday 14 August, 2014

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?

# leaving-certificate - 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?

Enterprise culture “lacking” in Irish schools

ISME says students are encouraged to look for a job, not start a business.

Calls for students to study career-relevant subjects

The American Chamber of Commerce supports the proposal that more points be given to students who study career or university relevant subjects.

Not happy with your Leaving Cert results? Here’s some useful advice

“Regardless of what results lie in that envelope, remember all the dedication and hard work you put in”.

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