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#Exams

# exams - 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.

# exams - 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.

# exams - 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.

# exams - Sunday 25 May, 2014

From The Daily Edge Politics students at UCC had the option of answering an exam question as a tweet Tweet Deal

Politics students at UCC had the option of answering an exam question as a tweet

We can’t decide if it’d be a walk in the park or sneakily tricky.

# exams - Saturday 24 May, 2014

From The Daily Edge Here are all the (excellent) reasons you don't need to study right now Procrastination Station

Here are all the (excellent) reasons you don't need to study right now

A lesson in procrastination from DailyEdge.ie.

# exams - Wednesday 21 May, 2014

From The Daily Edge Irish college professor is sick of your dead granny excuses RIP

Irish college professor is sick of your dead granny excuses

There are only so many family emergencies one man can take.

# exams - Sunday 18 May, 2014

From The Daily Edge This unbelievably stupid exam selfie is going super viral Selfiegeddon

# exams - 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.

# exams - Thursday 23 January, 2014

Student petition successful as Law Society adds exam dates

A shortened schedule had led to concerns that results would be impacted.

# exams - Sunday 3 November, 2013

Damien Kiberd: Jihad against Junior Cert is bizarre

Rather than tackle these rather basic issues of numeracy and literacy, we are meddling with exam systems which may not be a problem at all.

# exams - Thursday 31 October, 2013

Poll: Should civil servants get bonus points for speaking Irish? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should civil servants get bonus points for speaking Irish?

The Government says the bonus points system hasn’t worked, but Irish groups says it is yet another blow to the language. What do you think?

# exams - Tuesday 29 October, 2013

TUI says more teachers are needed if planned Junior Cert changes are to be made

The Teachers Union of Ireland said they are concerned there is not enough resources to implement the planned reforms.

# exams - Wednesday 9 October, 2013

Over 1,600 Leaving Cert results upgraded after appeal

However, three unlucky candidates who went through the appeals process had their results downgraded.

# exams - Friday 16 August, 2013

Fifty students suspected of cheating in the Leaving Cert this year

The exam scripts were held back with a further 25 ‘provisionally withheld pending communication’ with students.

Thai students given blinkers to stop cheating

The university gave the students headgear consisting of two A4 sheets of paper attached to a headband.

# exams - Thursday 15 August, 2013

Column: The Leaving Cert poorly prepares students for the realities they now face

The Leaving Cert is an outdated, crude and brutal instrument that fails to prepare young people for either the realities of third level education or modern life in general, writes Paul Rowe.

# exams - Wednesday 14 August, 2013

From The Daily Edge 9 unforgettable moments from your Leaving Cert results Leaving Cert

9 unforgettable moments from your Leaving Cert results

The results you leave behind. But the day stays with you forever.

From The Daily Edge 9 adults who are being exceptionally unhelpful about the Leaving Cert Pipe Down

9 adults who are being exceptionally unhelpful about the Leaving Cert

“It doesn’t matter”… “I did crap and look at me”… KEEP IT TO YOURSELVES!

From The Daily Edge Here's how every Leaving Cert student feels on results morning Squeaky Bum Time

Here's how every Leaving Cert student feels on results morning

Have mercy on their souls.

# exams - Tuesday 13 August, 2013

From The Daily Edge 16 awful exam answers to comfort even the worst Leaving Cert performer The Dread

16 awful exam answers to comfort even the worst Leaving Cert performer

You couldn’t have answered as badly as these people.

# exams - Thursday 18 July, 2013

CAO applications for business courses on the rise CAO

CAO applications for business courses on the rise

There has been a drop in CAO applications in teaching and law, but the demand for business courses has risen.

# exams - Thursday 20 June, 2013

# exams - Friday 14 June, 2013

From The Daily Edge 9 things everyone did when they finished their Leaving Cert

# exams - Thursday 13 June, 2013

From The Daily Edge Lady Gaga and horse burgers: Junior and Leaving Cert examiners having the craic School Daze

Lady Gaga and horse burgers: Junior and Leaving Cert examiners having the craic

Lady Gaga on the business paper, horse burgers in the French exam. Gas Al

# exams - Tuesday 11 June, 2013

From The Daily Edge 17 of the best incorrect exam answers of all time Survey Says

17 of the best incorrect exam answers of all time

It’s good but it’s not right.

# exams - Sunday 9 June, 2013

More than 1,000 retired teachers back for State exam jobs

Following a promise to prioritise their applications, 250 unemployed and substitute teachers have been hired by the States Examinations Commission.

# exams - Friday 7 June, 2013

From The Daily Edge What is #Gtuít and why are 'the kids' going on about it? Say What?

What is #Gtuít and why are 'the kids' going on about it?

Never try to be cool in front of a teenager. It never works out.

# exams - Wednesday 5 June, 2013

And they're off: 116,845 pupils begin Leaving and Junior Cert exams Eyes Down This post contains images

And they're off: 116,845 pupils begin Leaving and Junior Cert exams

It was English paper I for both groups this morning, with Home Ec and English paper II being sat this afternoon.

From The Daily Edge 8 things that go through your head during school exams More Paper Please

8 things that go through your head during school exams

“Only 2 hours, 46 minutes until it’s over”

State exams in numbers: 13 days, 6,000 examiners and 38 million A4 pages

Some 3.1 million exam papers are sitting in boxes across the country right now.

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Good morning! Here are nine things you want to know this morning…

Quinn wishes students luck in exams during "stressful" time

The Minister said he is “delighted” that 4,000 additional students will sit the Higher Level Maths paper this year.

# exams - Tuesday 4 June, 2013

From The Daily Edge 13 Leaving Cert memories that you can never leave behind What No Plath?

13 Leaving Cert memories that you can never leave behind

No matter how hard you try to forget.

Students urged to sleep and eat well as State exams kick off

The National Association of Principals and Deputy Principals given a list of tips to help students perform well during exam time.

# exams - Wednesday 22 May, 2013

Top 10 tips for healthy living during exams

Pharmacy union offers tips for avoiding health problems during exams…which includes paying a visit to your pharmacy.

# exams - Thursday 28 March, 2013

Dept. of Education to overhaul Leaving Cert programme and points race

Plans include reducing the number of degree programmes, cutting grade bands and changing the predictability of exams.

# exams - Tuesday 22 January, 2013

From The Daily Edge 8 funny wrong answers kids have given on tests Oops This post contains images

8 funny wrong answers kids have given on tests

What is a nitrate? You might be surprised…

# exams - Wednesday 12 September, 2012

Almost 59,000 teens to receive Junior Cert results today

There are thousands of nervous households this morning as students get graded on their first State exams.

# exams - Thursday 30 August, 2012

Harvard launches plagiarism investigation into over 100 students

Alarm was raised by teaching assistant who noticed suspicious similarities between students’ papers.

# exams - Thursday 16 August, 2012

From The Daily Edge 'Who needs a Leaving Cert?' The best tweets from results day (and night) Leaving Cert This post contains images

'Who needs a Leaving Cert?' The best tweets from results day (and night)

How it all looked on Twitter.