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#Higher Level

# higher-level - Tuesday 29 December, 2020

PhD rights have been ignored in new employment framework, says SIPTU
# Academic Uncertainty
# Academic Uncertainty

PhD rights have been ignored in new employment framework, says SIPTU

Dec 29th 2020, 9:00 AM 26,163 Views 13 Comments

PhD researchers are not entitled to sick leave, annual leave, maternity leave or other workers’ rights.

# higher-level - Monday 16 November, 2020

Working but no workers' rights: the plight of the PhD revealed
# Academic Uncertainty
# Academic Uncertainty

Working but no workers' rights: the plight of the PhD revealed

Nov 16th 2020, 9:30 AM 29,270 Views 16 Comments

Unpaid ‘teaching contributions’ expected in most universities and ITs but PhD candidates can’t get ‘a liveable wage’.

# higher-level - Sunday 15 November, 2020

'Doing the housework of academia': Women and minorities hardest hit by third-level working conditions
# Academic Uncertainty
# Academic Uncertainty

'Doing the housework of academia': Women and minorities hardest hit by third-level working conditions

Nov 15th 2020, 7:00 PM 24,240 Views 2 Comments

We look at the impact of insecure work on women, people with disabilities and vulnerable groups in the sector.

On social welfare, unable to buy a house: The reality facing Ireland's academics
# Academic Uncertainty
# Academic Uncertainty

On social welfare, unable to buy a house: The reality facing Ireland's academics

Nov 15th 2020, 12:05 AM 84,388 Views 96 Comments

Analysis reveals an average of over 11,200 lecturers working in temporary and casual contracts.

# higher-level - Friday 6 June, 2014

Justin Bieber's name was spelled wrong on the Leaving Cert English Paper 1
# Oh The Irony
# Oh The Irony

Justin Bieber's name was spelled wrong on the Leaving Cert English Paper 1

Jun 6th 2014, 7:44 PM 27,461 Views 70 Comments

It’s “I before E, except after C” – everyone knows that.

# higher-level - Saturday 17 May, 2014

Research underway to find out if primary school teachers need honours maths
# Honours
# Honours

Research underway to find out if primary school teachers need honours maths

May 17th 2014, 7:45 AM 10,530 Views 54 Comments

The ESRI has been asked to complete its examination of the issue by the end of the year.

# higher-level - Wednesday 14 August, 2013

Here's what happened with THAT error in the Leaving Cert Maths paper
# Oops
# Oops

Here's what happened with THAT error in the Leaving Cert Maths paper

Aug 14th 2013, 7:15 AM 19,885 Views 15 Comments

The State Examinations Commission said today that approximately 4 per cent of candidates had been impacted by the error.

# higher-level - Thursday 6 June, 2013

Yes, Sylvia Plath did come up on English paper II
# Just So You Know
# Just So You Know

Yes, Sylvia Plath did come up on English paper II

Jun 6th 2013, 7:13 PM 9,559 Views 20 Comments

# higher-level - Thursday 6 September, 2012

CAO to give discounts for early online applicants... for 2013
# Cao Fees
# Cao Fees

CAO to give discounts for early online applicants... for 2013

Sep 6th 2012, 7:15 AM 4,058 Views 9 Comments

Ninety-eight per cent of college applications were received online by CAO in 2012.

# higher-level - Tuesday 12 June, 2012

Leaving Cert maths problems 'must be addressed', says TD
# Education
# Education

Leaving Cert maths problems 'must be addressed', says TD

Jun 12th 2012, 12:56 PM 8,507 Views 47 Comments

Plus, the mixed reaction from Sixth Years on Twitter.

# higher-level - Wednesday 30 May, 2012

Bonus points luring students back to higher level maths
# Project Maths
# Project Maths

Bonus points luring students back to higher level maths

May 30th 2012, 11:16 AM 2,418 Views 19 Comments

An extra 25 points for sitting honours mathematics has led to near-record numbers registering for the paper this year.