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#Leaving Cert

# leaving-cert - Friday 15 February, 2019

CAO offers will be out earlier this year after case of student who won High Court judicial review

The changes confirmed by the government come after Rebecca Carter secured a place at UCD following a High Court battle.

# leaving-cert - Thursday 14 February, 2019

The better a student does in Leaving Cert Maths and English, the more likely they are to finish college

Three-quarters of students complete their courses, with women more likely than men to finish.

# leaving-cert - Friday 8 February, 2019

From The42 16-year-old Irish goalkeeper Gavin Bazunu completes move to Man City Hot Prospect

16-year-old Irish goalkeeper Gavin Bazunu completes move to Man City

The youngster had previously been on the books at Shamrock Rovers, who confirmed his departure today.

# leaving-cert - Friday 18 January, 2019

Minister wants to change system after student had to sit Leaving Cert exam the day after her mother died

Rhona Butler said the current process is not fair on the student, family or school involved.

# leaving-cert - Monday 7 January, 2019

Over three-quarters of students want continuous assessment for the Leaving Certificate

Despite this, just under 80% of principals, deputy principals and teachers do not believe that a teacher should correct their own students’ exams.

# leaving-cert - Wednesday 19 December, 2018

Two days have been added to the Leaving Cert timetable

The two new days bring the total examination to 15 days in June.

# leaving-cert - Wednesday 21 November, 2018

Court says students who posted video of classmate snorting sugar must be allowed back to school

The school said they had behaved in a manner that posed a serious threat to the school’s good order.

# leaving-cert - Thursday 1 November, 2018

Leaving Cert appeals process shortened by three weeks following Rebecca Carter case

Carter won a High Court judicial review case to have her amended results considered by the State Examinations Commission.

# leaving-cert - Wednesday 10 October, 2018

# leaving-cert - Tuesday 9 October, 2018

UCD will admit students who secure Leaving Cert upgrades

The university has made the decision on an “exceptional basis” following the Rebecca Carter High Court ruling.

# leaving-cert - Wednesday 3 October, 2018

Case where Leaving Cert student lost out on college place 'cannot be repeated', judge says

Rebecca Carter received an official offer of her college place last week.

# leaving-cert - Tuesday 25 September, 2018

Student who missed out on college place because of examiner's mistake calls situation 'an utter disgrace'

Rebecca Carter has been denied a place studying veterinary medicine in UCD because the State Examinations Commission will not hear her appeal until October.

# leaving-cert - Thursday 20 September, 2018

Stephen Byrne: Why 9 years after ripping up my results, I went back to do the Leaving Cert...

The Leaving Cert is strange in the sense that it is something we all experience, and yet it’s something that we all seem to try to repress, writes the 2FM presenter.

# leaving-cert - Tuesday 11 September, 2018

Teen claiming Leaving Cert marks were totted up incorrectly takes State exam board to High Court

The error could lose her a place on her chosen course in UCD, the court heard.

# leaving-cert - Monday 10 September, 2018

New subject changes for Junior Cert and Leaving Cert get the go ahead

New specifications for Maths, Home Economics, History, Music and Geography are set to go live from this month for Junior Cert students.

# leaving-cert - Thursday 30 August, 2018

Complaint upheld over Ryanair ad that 'promoted excessive drinking'

Complainants thought the advert “encouraged drunken behaviour”.

# leaving-cert - Saturday 18 August, 2018

Got a question about the CAO? Let us put it to an expert

Join us for a special Facebook Live.

# leaving-cert - Friday 17 August, 2018

Leaving Cert results: Girls continue to outperform boys in getting top marks

A gender breakdown of Wednesday’s results has been released.

# leaving-cert - Thursday 16 August, 2018

80 Leaving Cert results being withheld due to suspicions of cheating

The combined 80 total for the 2018 Leaving Cert compares to the combined 72 total last year.

# leaving-cert - Wednesday 15 August, 2018

'I was really surprised and shocked' - Seven Leaving Cert students get eight H1s

Liam Mariga from Co Cork said he couldn’t believe he had got eight H1s when he opened his results this morning.

'The Leaving Cert doesn't define you. My life has completely turned around since this time last year'

A year on from her own Leaving Cert results of 200 points, Sadb Molloy is on her way to UCD.

From The Daily Edge 16 of the saltiest Leaving Cert tweets for results day Leaving Cert

16 of the saltiest Leaving Cert tweets for results day

It’s that time of year again.

Poll: Did your Leaving Cert results play a major role in your life? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Did your Leaving Cert results play a major role in your life?

Students around the country will be finding out their results this morning.

Leaving Cert results: Top marks drop across English, Irish and Maths

Here at the all important scores.

# leaving-cert - Tuesday 14 August, 2018

From The Daily Edge 13 of the best (and worst) outfits people have worn while collecting their LC results over the last 35 years Lc 2018

13 of the best (and worst) outfits people have worn while collecting their LC results over the last 35 years

RTÉ Archives have been helping to document poor Irish fashion choices throughout the years.

# leaving-cert - Tuesday 26 June, 2018

UK officially passes (to hoots of approval) its EU withdrawal bill - making Brexit a certainty Leaving Cert This post contains videos

UK officially passes (to hoots of approval) its EU withdrawal bill - making Brexit a certainty

Brexit day is now also enshrined in EU law as being 29 March 2019, at 11pm.

# leaving-cert - Wednesday 20 June, 2018

Leaving Cert students sat the first ever Politics exam today - here's what was in it

A tweet from Leo Varadkar featured on the first ever exam.

# leaving-cert - Friday 15 June, 2018

From The Daily Edge I watched How to Cheat in the Leaving Certificate so you don't have to How To Cheat

I watched How to Cheat in the Leaving Certificate so you don't have to

Forget Oceans 8 and watch our very own Irish heist movie.

# leaving-cert - Wednesday 6 June, 2018

From The Daily Edge The 9 worst things about the Leaving Cert Send Help

The 9 worst things about the Leaving Cert

Easy to say it doesn’t matter when you have already sat it.

The Leaving Cert kicked off with a 'radical' English Paper One (featuring an O'Donovan brother)

There were a few surprises in the Higher paper but the Ordinary one was relatively straightforward.

D-Day for the nation's secondary school students as the Leaving and Junior Cert gets under way

Over 120,000 students around the country will begin their exams today.

# leaving-cert - Monday 4 June, 2018

Stressed about your Leaving or Junior Cert? Here are some tips to help you stay calm

Get plenty of sleep and exercise, and remember that anxiety is normal.

# leaving-cert - Sunday 3 June, 2018

FactCheck: Is 'exam weather' really an Irish climate phenomenon?

TheJournal.ie’s FactCheck looks at whether students really do make the sun shine for everyone.

# leaving-cert - Thursday 3 May, 2018

From The Daily Edge How Well Do You Remember Secondary School Level Shakespeare? Shakespeare

How Well Do You Remember Secondary School Level Shakespeare?

There’s no excuse for English teachers to get less than 100%.

From The Daily Edge James Kavanagh has shared some words of wisdom ahead of this year's Leaving Cert Gucci Avo Goals

# leaving-cert - Tuesday 24 April, 2018

'Scramble' for Leaving Cert examiners due to shortage across all subjects, Dáil told

Teachers, including recently qualified teachers and retired teachers, are being asked to apply.

# leaving-cert - Monday 12 March, 2018

State exams are a rote learning memory test and aren't serving our children's future needs

Our education system must deliver a quality education that prepares each child for their future lives, writes Geoffrey Browne.

# leaving-cert - Tuesday 20 February, 2018

Poll: Should the Leaving Cert 'points race' be abolished? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the Leaving Cert 'points race' be abolished?

A new review of the Leaving Cert is now underway from policymakers.

# leaving-cert - Wednesday 7 February, 2018

Science, maths and languages: The plan to make Ireland's education the best in Europe

The government launched its Action Plan for Education today.

# leaving-cert - Saturday 3 February, 2018

From The Daily Edge 13 of the most attractive people from Leaving Cert History books Leaving Cert

13 of the most attractive people from Leaving Cert History books

From Roger Casement to Edna O’Brien, we run through the best looking people on the Irish history course.

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