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#Leaving Certificate

# leaving-certificate - Thursday 26 April, 2018

12 poets you haven't thought about since the Leaving Cert

Remember the great Eavan Boland scandal of 2010?

# leaving-certificate - 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-certificate - 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-certificate - Monday 27 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Government aims to boost the number of girls doing maths and science in the Leaving Cert Closing The Gap

Government aims to boost the number of girls doing maths and science in the Leaving Cert

The government wants the number of females taking up science, maths and engineering to increase by 40%.

# leaving-certificate - Wednesday 11 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Over 1,400 Leaving Cert papers were given a better mark after student appeals Here's Hoping

Over 1,400 Leaving Cert papers were given a better mark after student appeals

Honours English and Biology were easily the most appealed subjects in 2017.

# leaving-certificate - 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.

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-certificate - 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-certificate - Monday 5 June, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Exam advice for parents: How to support your child during the Junior and Leaving Cert Tis The Season

Exam advice for parents: How to support your child during the Junior and Leaving Cert

From organisational support to breathing exercises, there’s plenty a parent can do to help.

# leaving-certificate - 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.

# leaving-certificate - Thursday 11 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Here's how Leaving Cert students did in French, Russian and Japanese Excuse My French

Here's how Leaving Cert students did in French, Russian and Japanese

Some performed very well, while others struggled with basic vocabulary.

# leaving-certificate - Thursday 9 June, 2016

From TheJournal.ie 'He's going to struggle': Teenager with learning disability denied Leaving Cert support Education

'He's going to struggle': Teenager with learning disability denied Leaving Cert support

Hundreds of students each year are denied supports like readers and scribes and advocates say the SEC needs to widen eligibility criteria.

# leaving-certificate - Wednesday 8 June, 2016

From TheJournal.ie No major surprises in English papers as the State exams kicked off today Me Nerves

No major surprises in English papers as the State exams kicked off today

The first exam for both sets of students this morning will be English paper 1.

# leaving-certificate - Friday 20 May, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Student with dyslexia brings fresh High Court appeal to secure help for Leaving Cert exams Courts

Student with dyslexia brings fresh High Court appeal to secure help for Leaving Cert exams

His previous application for a reader was refused before the supporting evidence was submitted.

# leaving-certificate - Monday 18 April, 2016

# leaving-certificate - Monday 4 January, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Renua wants to abolish the Leaving Cert as we know it School's Out

Renua wants to abolish the Leaving Cert as we know it

The party is unveiling its general election manifesto later this morning.

# leaving-certificate - Thursday 3 September, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: The Leaving Cert's getting a massive overhaul. Here's how it'll work. CONFIRMED

Explainer: The Leaving Cert's getting a massive overhaul. Here's how it'll work.

New reforms launched today are aimed at reducing the pressure faced by students at exam time.

# leaving-certificate - Monday 17 August, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: A beginner’s guide on how to accept your CAO offer First Round

Explainer: A beginner’s guide on how to accept your CAO offer

Here’s what to do next…

# leaving-certificate - Sunday 16 August, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should the CAO system be changed? Courses This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the CAO system be changed?

The Sunday Business Post is reporting this morning that colleges have been manipulating the admission system.

# leaving-certificate - Thursday 13 August, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Watch the moment a nervous student got the Leaving Cert points she needed Fair Play
From TheJournal.ie 575 points direct provision teen to meet minister about going to college Leaving Cert

575 points direct provision teen to meet minister about going to college

Anna wants to study physiotherapy at the Royal College of Surgeons in Dublin.

# leaving-certificate - Wednesday 12 August, 2015

From TheJournal.ie All-rounders with a thirst for knowledge: Ireland's highest achievers in the 2015 Leaving Cert CAO 2015

All-rounders with a thirst for knowledge: Ireland's highest achievers in the 2015 Leaving Cert

They all scooped over 800 points in the Leaving Cert, but their principals say they’re proud of every one of their students.

From TheJournal.ie Here's how students got on in the Leaving Cert What You Get?

Here's how students got on in the Leaving Cert

Pretty well. Fair play.

From TheJournal.ie In numbers: The Leaving Cert results The Big Day

In numbers: The Leaving Cert results

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

# leaving-certificate - Sunday 9 August, 2015

From TheJournal.ie ‘I had to run and jump for one of those embarrassing photos’: Memories of Leaving Cert results day What You Get?

# leaving-certificate - Sunday 19 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Leaving Cert markers will take concerns about 'much too difficult' maths paper into account Division

# leaving-certificate - Tuesday 2 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Here's what to do tonight if you're doing the Leaving Cert tomorrow Deep Breaths
From TheJournal.ie Students with special needs being denied supports “days before exams” Leaving Cert

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.

# leaving-certificate - Sunday 31 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie What did a Leaving Cert exam paper look like 80 years ago? Home Economics

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.

From TheJournal.ie QUIZ: How well do you remember King Lear? Flies To Wanton Boys

QUIZ: How well do you remember King Lear?

The Leaving Cert starts this week – do you remember much from your studies?

# leaving-certificate - Saturday 2 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie The Leaving Cert is not as predictable as people think... Not So Easy

The Leaving Cert is not as predictable as people think...

And trying to predict what’s coming up will ultimately backfire, according to a report.

# leaving-certificate - Monday 27 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Leaving Cert shake-up could make it easier to pass higher level exams Changes

Leaving Cert shake-up could make it easier to pass higher level exams

The revisions could impact on students sitting the 2017 exams.

# leaving-certificate - Tuesday 13 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: The CAO process can be daunting, so bear these tips in mind... Decisions Decisions

Opinion: The CAO process can be daunting, so bear these tips in mind...

It’s an important step towards securing their college and course of choice, so give it the time it needs.

# leaving-certificate - Monday 25 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Will the push to encourage more science and technology graduates be worth it? Graduates

Opinion: Will the push to encourage more science and technology graduates be worth it?

There has been a series of initiatives put in place to encourage interest in STEM subjects for school leavers; will the effort be rewarded with good jobs?

# leaving-certificate - Saturday 23 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: 10 things you can do if you didn't get that college place you wanted Opinion

Opinion: 10 things you can do if you didn't get that college place you wanted

It may not seem so right now, but the world is your oyster…

# leaving-certificate - Monday 18 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Points hike for science, tech and construction courses Building Confidence

Points hike for science, tech and construction courses

UCD architecture saw one of the biggest points increase, rising by 25 points to 490.

# leaving-certificate - Sunday 17 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Looking for the CAO points? Stick with us - we'll have them right here from 6am Class Of 2014

Looking for the CAO points? Stick with us - we'll have them right here from 6am

We’ll have all the points from every third-level institution, plus all the information you need to know.

# leaving-certificate - Saturday 16 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie The Mooney Show, Knock, and polygamy: The week in numbers Prime Numbers

The Mooney Show, Knock, and polygamy: The week in numbers

Plus: What subject had the highest failure rate in the Leaving Certificate?

# leaving-certificate - Thursday 14 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should bonus points be awarded for Leaving Cert science subjects? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should bonus points be awarded for Leaving Cert science subjects?

And would it help stem the skills shortages in the tech and sciences industry?

# leaving-certificate - Wednesday 13 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie In numbers: The Leaving Certificate results CAO 2014

In numbers: The Leaving Certificate results

Which subject had the highest failure rate? Which one had the most amount of As?

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