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CAO 2020 News

Friday 11 September, 2020

Over 50,000 people offered a place in first CAO round as points rise in health, business, teaching
# Round One
# Round One

Over 50,000 people offered a place in first CAO round as points rise in health, business, teaching

Sep 11th 2020, 2:09 PM 47,770 Views 17 Comments

This afternoon’s Round One offers is official confirmation of whether students got their preferred course.

The CAO points for 2020 have just been released. Find them all here
# Calculated Grades
# Calculated Grades

The CAO points for 2020 have just been released. Find them all here

Sep 11th 2020, 1:55 PM 251,885 Views 54 Comments

Compare every course and institution with our dedicated site.

Monday 7 September, 2020

'A long year': Leaving Cert students commended as calculated grades released
# D Day
# D Day

'A long year': Leaving Cert students commended as calculated grades released

Updated Sep 7th 2020, 10:06 PM 45,294 Views 38 Comments

Students were able to access their grades since 9am this morning.

Quiz: Can you name these well-known schools and colleges?
# Evening Quiz
# Evening Quiz

Quiz: Can you name these well-known schools and colleges?

Sep 7th 2020, 9:30 PM 47,848 Views 11 Comments

How well do you know some of the most famous schools and colleges from movies, books, and the news.

One in five Higher Level grades reduced and a tweaking of the gender gap: How 'standardisation' changed teacher-estimated grades
# Leaving Cert
# Leaving Cert

One in five Higher Level grades reduced and a tweaking of the gender gap: How 'standardisation' changed teacher-estimated grades

Sep 7th 2020, 2:47 PM 23,647 Views 14 Comments

10% of Leaving Cert Higher Level grades were reduced by up to 10 marks.

As it happened: The Leaving Cert are in - here's how students and schools responded to the news
# Results Day
# Results Day

As it happened: The Leaving Cert are in - here's how students and schools responded to the news

Updated Sep 7th 2020, 10:40 AM 71,949 Views 39 Comments

Students around the country have been receiving their calculated grades since 9am.

Leaving Cert student: Waiting for today's results feels like an anti-climax
# Opinion
# Opinion

Leaving Cert student: Waiting for today's results feels like an anti-climax

Sep 7th 2020, 7:00 AM 16,107 Views 6 Comments

Poppy Kane is a sixth year pupil about to receive her Leaving Cert results like thousands of others today. She shares her thoughts on the last six months.

Friday 4 September, 2020

Simon Harris: 'We need to drop the snobby attitude that the only way to progress in life is to go to university'
# Leaving Cert
# Leaving Cert

Simon Harris: 'We need to drop the snobby attitude that the only way to progress in life is to go to university'

Sep 4th 2020, 5:49 PM 118,951 Views 88 Comments

With the Leaving Certificate results out on Monday, the minister said an apprenticeship is a great way to get the career you want.

Thursday 3 September, 2020

The Explainer: Leaving Cert results are out on Monday - here's how it'll work
# Podcast
# Podcast

The Explainer: Leaving Cert results are out on Monday - here's how it'll work

Sep 3rd 2020, 6:00 AM 27,743 Views 9 Comments

We take a look at how the calculated grades system will work.