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#Leaving Cert

# leaving-cert - Tuesday 26 June, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 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

From TheJournal.ie Leaving Cert students sat the first ever Politics exam today - here's what was in it Politics And Society

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

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

The 9 worst things about the Leaving Cert

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

From TheJournal.ie The Leaving Cert kicked off with a 'radical' English Paper One (featuring an O'Donovan brother) Testing Times

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.

From TheJournal.ie D-Day for the nation's secondary school students as the Leaving and Junior Cert gets under way Dun Dun Dun

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

From TheJournal.ie Stressed about your Leaving or Junior Cert? Here are some tips to help you stay calm Nearly There

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

From TheJournal.ie FactCheck: Is 'exam weather' really an Irish climate phenomenon? Splitting The Stones

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

How Well Do You Remember Secondary School Level Shakespeare?

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

# leaving-cert - Tuesday 24 April, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'Scramble' for Leaving Cert examiners due to shortage across all subjects, Dáil told Recruitment Appeal

'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

From TheJournal.ie State exams are a rote learning memory test and aren't serving our children's future needs Opinion

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

From TheJournal.ie 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

From TheJournal.ie Science, maths and languages: The plan to make Ireland's education the best in Europe Education

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

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.

# leaving-cert - Wednesday 17 January, 2018

Which Leaving Cert English Poet Are You?

Are you as sad as Sylvia Plath or as desperate as Yeats? Find out.

# leaving-cert - Sunday 14 January, 2018

How Well Do You Remember Leaving Cert Music?

Oh yeah. We’re taking you back there.

# leaving-cert - Thursday 4 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'A digital revolution': Forty schools to offer Computer Science as Leaving Cert subject in September Leaving Cert

'A digital revolution': Forty schools to offer Computer Science as Leaving Cert subject in September

The Department of Education aims to make the subject available to all schools by 2020.

# leaving-cert - Tuesday 12 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Poll: If PE had been a Leaving Cert subject when you were at school, would you have taken it? Rack Up The Points This post contains a poll

Poll: If PE had been a Leaving Cert subject when you were at school, would you have taken it?

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar said the benefits would be “far-reaching”.

# leaving-cert - Monday 11 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie PE is set to become a Leaving Cert subject from next year Physical Education

PE is set to become a Leaving Cert subject from next year

Education Minister Richard Bruton made the announcement today as part of an overall emphasis the government is putting on encouraging healthy lifestyles.

# leaving-cert - Thursday 24 August, 2017

Can You Score 10 Out Of 10 On These Leaving Cert Questions?

Would you be fit to repeat your Leaving Cert?

# leaving-cert - Sunday 20 August, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'A fire ended my Leaving Cert hopes. I've taken a longer, scenic route to success' Bionic Woman

'A fire ended my Leaving Cert hopes. I've taken a longer, scenic route to success'

My repeat Leaving Cert was a struggle – and my early attempts to get a job were farcical. 20 years on, now I’m in a position to help others, writes Seònaid Ó Murchadha.

From TheJournal.ie Got a question about the CAO? We'll have the experts in tomorrow morning to answer all your queries Sorted

# leaving-cert - Wednesday 16 August, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'Whatever your results today, there will be opportunities for you' Leaving Cert

'Whatever your results today, there will be opportunities for you'

More people took Higher Level subjects this year, but the number of top marks is down.

11 tweets that perfectly sum up Leaving Cert results day

You’ll probably forget your grades, but you won’t forget results night. Well… you might.

From TheJournal.ie The Leaving Cert results are out today - But here's why you won't be seeing any As, Bs or Cs this year Common Points Scale

The Leaving Cert results are out today - But here's why you won't be seeing any As, Bs or Cs this year

Don’t worry, it’s not because everyone failed.

# leaving-cert - Sunday 13 August, 2017

From TheJournal.ie From Paralympians to mature students - Leaving Cert students come from all walks of life Countdown To Results

From Paralympians to mature students - Leaving Cert students come from all walks of life

TheJournal.ie spoke to four Leaving Cert students in the countdown to the results.

# leaving-cert - Saturday 12 August, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Free shots and Jägerbombs: Parents told to warn Leaving Cert students of 'pervasive' drinks promos Results Night

Free shots and Jägerbombs: Parents told to warn Leaving Cert students of 'pervasive' drinks promos

A HSE expert says drinks promotions can encourage students to drink a lot in a short space of time and lead them into dangerous situations.

# leaving-cert - Thursday 6 July, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Received a CAO offer today? Here's what you need to know Mature Students

Received a CAO offer today? Here's what you need to know

Over 6,600 people, mainly mature and deferred applicants, will get offers.

# leaving-cert - Friday 23 June, 2017

From The42 'I had an offer to go to England, but I wanted to stay and do my Leaving Cert' Dilemma This post contains videos

'I had an offer to go to England, but I wanted to stay and do my Leaving Cert'

Jamie McGrath chats to The42 about the tricky choice facing many young aspiring Irish footballers.

# leaving-cert - Tuesday 13 June, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Investigation launched after Leaving Cert paper hits social media less than an hour after exam began State Examinations Commission

Investigation launched after Leaving Cert paper hits social media less than an hour after exam began

A copy of today’s Irish higher level paper two was posted to a Facebook group shortly after the exam began this morning.

# leaving-cert - Saturday 10 June, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Quiz: What can you remember from your Leaving Cert? Quiz

Quiz: What can you remember from your Leaving Cert?

Test yourself.

From TheJournal.ie This 73-year-old student is doing the Leaving Cert this week Never Too Old

This 73-year-old student is doing the Leaving Cert this week

Denis North is taking the English and Geography exams at Kennedy College, New Ross.

# leaving-cert - Wednesday 7 June, 2017

From TheJournal.ie English Paper One: Reactions to the first exam of this year's Leaving Cert Discuss

English Paper One: Reactions to the first exam of this year's Leaving Cert

Fake news, democracy and inventing the wheel – how did the first day of State exams go?

From TheJournal.ie Exam time: Here's how your breathing and imagination can help during your exams You Can Do It

# leaving-cert - Tuesday 6 June, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Column: 'Tomorrow I'll be undertaking the biggest mind-melt of my life' Leaving Cert Eve

Column: 'Tomorrow I'll be undertaking the biggest mind-melt of my life'

The Leaving Cert is an experience that characterises life as an Irish person, writes Gavin Dowd.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you still have 'dreams' about the Leaving Cert Lunch Crunch This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you still have 'dreams' about the Leaving Cert

Give it to us straight. Honest answers only.

# leaving-cert - Monday 5 June, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'The Leaving Cert is a valuable life lesson. If you want something, you need to work hard to get it' Opinion

'The Leaving Cert is a valuable life lesson. If you want something, you need to work hard to get it'

I have never forgotten the idea that I needed to put in long hours if I wanted to achieve something, writes Caoimhín De Barra.

# leaving-cert - Thursday 1 June, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Teachers say 'pay is insufficient' as urgent appeal made for Leaving Cert markers 11th Hour

Teachers say 'pay is insufficient' as urgent appeal made for Leaving Cert markers

The SEC said that it would have sufficient numbers in place and did not want to “cause alarm” with the appeal.

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