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From TheJournal.ie Male students are getting better grades in higher level maths Leaving Cert

Male students are getting better grades in higher level maths

More students have been opting to do the higher level paper in recent years.

14 fears anyone who did the Irish oral will relate to

Oh, the flashbacks!

From TheJournal.ie Junior Cert students are getting their results today. Here's how they did Results Are In

Junior Cert students are getting their results today. Here's how they did

And grades for the junior cycle appear to be holding steady against previous years, without massive improvement.

From TheJournal.ie Unsure about your CAO offer? Here's what you need to know Going To College

Unsure about your CAO offer? Here's what you need to know

More than 35,000 people have accepted first round offers.

From TheJournal.ie 'We are kidding ourselves if we say the Leaving Cert doesn't matter' Leaving Cert

'We are kidding ourselves if we say the Leaving Cert doesn't matter'

Pressure is on schools to receive top results, writes principal Brendan Feehan.

10 people who REALLY aren't being helpful about the Leaving Cert results

Read these while waiting for results, at your peril.

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.

From TheJournal.ie Leaving Cert results don't define your future Opinion

Leaving Cert results don't define your future

I only learned to appreciate education after quitting school.

This teacher's cruel exam question is wrecking the internet's head Existential Crisis This post contains a poll
From TheJournal.ie 'Large cyber attack' brings down Waterford Institute exam website on results day Hacked

'Large cyber attack' brings down Waterford Institute exam website on results day

The latest update just over an hour ago is that the website is back up and running.

From TheJournal.ie That Leaving Cert weather looks to be on the way Here Comes The Sun

That Leaving Cert weather looks to be on the way

But it won’t hang around for long.

From The42 Waterford hurler passes Cork test before sitting Leaving Cert exams today Hit The Books

Waterford hurler passes Cork test before sitting Leaving Cert exams today

Shane Bennett has a hectic schedule at the moment.

16 ways this year's Junior and Leaving Certs are the funniest f**kers

We all need a laugh at this difficult time.

From TheJournal.ie Student gets garda escort to Leaving Cert exam after missing his bus Panic Stations

Student gets garda escort to Leaving Cert exam after missing his bus

He arrived with four minutes to spare.

From TheJournal.ie The Leaving Cert kicked off with English Paper I and Bono turned up Day One This post contains images

The Leaving Cert kicked off with English Paper I and Bono turned up

“My name is Bono and I am a rock star.”

From The42 What are your memories of studying for exams during big sporting events? Hit The Books

What are your memories of studying for exams during big sporting events?

With the Leaving Cert starting today, our writers recall the plethora of distractions that threatened to undermine their study.

From TheJournal.ie Open thread: What advice would you give Junior and Leaving Cert students today? Exam Memories
From TheJournal.ie Is the Leaving Cert getting easier? Exams

Is the Leaving Cert getting easier?

Figures show that the percentage of students securing higher grades has gradually increased in the last three decades – but many deny that the exam has been “dumbed down”.

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.

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 'While achieving the Leaving Cert points you want is important, it doesn't define who you are for the rest of your days' The Big LC

'While achieving the Leaving Cert points you want is important, it doesn't define who you are for the rest of your days'

The pressure to reach the points is immense, but there are lots of options.

10 things every thirtysomething says about the Leaving Cert

“I didn’t do a TAP of study myself.”

From TheJournal.ie Pretty much everything can stress you out when you're doing the Leaving Cert Examination Blues

Pretty much everything can stress you out when you're doing the Leaving Cert

New research from the ERSI has found that students are under a lot of pressure during their examinations.

From TheJournal.ie Sorry kids, no more mid-week holidays to look forward to... School's In

Sorry kids, no more mid-week holidays to look forward to...

It seems that the Department of Education and teaching unions have reached an agreement.

The 14 stages of last-minute exam cramming

Look at your notes. Drink coffee. Panic. Repeat.

11 situations that will strike the fear of God in every college student

Get promised free pizza. No free pizza.

From TheJournal.ie Exam stress can make you lose perspective – remember, you're more than your grade Opinion

Exam stress can make you lose perspective – remember, you're more than your grade

You are the sum of far more than one set of exams – there are plenty of ways to succeed in this world.

From TheJournal.ie There will be no more As, Bs or Cs in the Leaving Cert Easy As H1 H2 H3

There will be no more As, Bs or Cs in the Leaving Cert

Big changes are coming.

From TheJournal.ie Twink, Superquinn sausages, Irish Water, and punts: Ireland by numbers in 2014 Prime Numbers

Twink, Superquinn sausages, Irish Water, and punts: Ireland by numbers in 2014

How many pigs are in Ireland? How many people are paid minimum wage? So many questions…

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Changes to the Junior Cycle will produce a creative, proactive generation Education

Opinion: Changes to the Junior Cycle will produce a creative, proactive generation

Real education is not present when rote-learning is encouraged and facilitated.

12 terrible exam answers to soothe your post-Leaving Cert results blues

Don’t worry. You have hope. THESE people, however…

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Life doesn’t begin or end with those elusive CAO points Leaving Cert

Opinion: Life doesn’t begin or end with those elusive CAO points

Things may not go to plan for you today, but that just means there are some unexpected turns on the exciting road ahead.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Coping with a nervous Leaving Cert student? Read on... Exams

Opinion: Coping with a nervous Leaving Cert student? Read on...

With the Leaving Certificate results set to be released this week, here are some tips to calm those fraying nerves.

From TheJournal.ie Does focusing on exam results have a negative impact on education? Change Of Tack

Does focusing on exam results have a negative impact on education?

That’s what an Australian expert told Irish education professionals at a lecture today.