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#Exams

# exams - Wednesday 12 August, 2015

In numbers: The Leaving Cert results

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

# exams - Tuesday 4 August, 2015

Leaving Cert results don't define your future

I only learned to appreciate education after quitting school.

# exams - Thursday 16 July, 2015

From The Daily Edge This teacher's cruel exam question is wrecking the internet's head Existential Crisis This post contains a poll

# exams - Wednesday 24 June, 2015

From The Daily Edge The 8 realities of getting your college exam results First Class Honours

# exams - Monday 8 June, 2015

'Large cyber attack' brings down Waterford Institute exam website on results day

The latest update just over an hour ago is that the website is back up and running.

That Leaving Cert weather looks to be on the way

But it won’t hang around for long.

From The42 Waterford hurler passes Cork test before sitting Leaving Cert exams today Hit The Books

Waterford hurler passes Cork test before sitting Leaving Cert exams today

Shane Bennett has a hectic schedule at the moment.

# exams - Friday 5 June, 2015

From The Daily Edge 16 ways this year's Junior and Leaving Certs are the funniest f**kers Brenda And The Wasp

16 ways this year's Junior and Leaving Certs are the funniest f**kers

We all need a laugh at this difficult time.

# exams - Thursday 4 June, 2015

Student gets garda escort to Leaving Cert exam after missing his bus

He arrived with four minutes to spare.

# exams - Wednesday 3 June, 2015

The Leaving Cert kicked off with English Paper I and Bono turned up Day One This post contains images

The Leaving Cert kicked off with English Paper I and Bono turned up

“My name is Bono and I am a rock star.”

From The42 What are your memories of studying for exams during big sporting events? Hit The Books

What are your memories of studying for exams during big sporting events?

With the Leaving Cert starting today, our writers recall the plethora of distractions that threatened to undermine their study.

# exams - Tuesday 2 June, 2015

Is the Leaving Cert getting easier?

Figures show that the percentage of students securing higher grades has gradually increased in the last three decades – but many deny that the exam has been “dumbed down”.

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.

# exams - 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.

'While achieving the Leaving Cert points you want is important, it doesn't define who you are for the rest of your days'

The pressure to reach the points is immense, but there are lots of options.

# exams - 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.”

Pretty much everything can stress you out when you're doing the Leaving Cert

New research from the ERSI has found that students are under a lot of pressure during their examinations.

# exams - Tuesday 26 May, 2015

From The Daily Edge This teacher promised to cancel his students' exams if they get Taylor Swift to call him Tay Tay

# exams - Wednesday 20 May, 2015

Sorry kids, no more mid-week holidays to look forward to...

It seems that the Department of Education and teaching unions have reached an agreement.

# exams - Thursday 14 May, 2015

From The Daily Edge The 14 stages of last-minute exam cramming Cram It Up

The 14 stages of last-minute exam cramming

Look at your notes. Drink coffee. Panic. Repeat.

# exams - Tuesday 5 May, 2015

From The Daily Edge 11 situations that will strike the fear of God in every college student The Struggle Is Real

11 situations that will strike the fear of God in every college student

Get promised free pizza. No free pizza.

# exams - 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.

# exams - Saturday 20 December, 2014

Twink, Superquinn sausages, Irish Water, and punts: Ireland by numbers in 2014

How many pigs are in Ireland? How many people are paid minimum wage? So many questions…

# exams - Saturday 15 November, 2014

Opinion: Changes to the Junior Cycle will produce a creative, proactive generation

Real education is not present when rote-learning is encouraged and facilitated.

# exams - Monday 18 August, 2014

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

# exams - Wednesday 13 August, 2014

From The Daily Edge 12 terrible exam answers to soothe your post-Leaving Cert results blues Dead Cert

12 terrible exam answers to soothe your post-Leaving Cert results blues

Don’t worry. You have hope. THESE people, however…

Opinion: Life doesn’t begin or end with those elusive CAO points

Things may not go to plan for you today, but that just means there are some unexpected turns on the exciting road ahead.

# exams - Monday 11 August, 2014

Opinion: Coping with a nervous Leaving Cert student? Read on...

With the Leaving Certificate results set to be released this week, here are some tips to calm those fraying nerves.

# exams - Friday 27 June, 2014

Does focusing on exam results have a negative impact on education?

That’s what an Australian expert told Irish education professionals at a lecture today.

# exams - Monday 9 June, 2014

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

# exams - Friday 6 June, 2014

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

# exams - 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?

# exams - 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

10 things adults think teenagers should know about the 'real world'

Tip No.1: It’ll all #BeGrand.

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.

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?

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.

Almost 119,000 students are putting pen to paper this morning in state exams

This year marks the first time that all students at Leaving Cert level will sit the new Project Maths exam.

# exams - Tuesday 3 June, 2014

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

11 Leaving Cert fears that will never, ever leave you

Leigh anois go curamach…