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From TheJournal.ie Students hit by calculated grades error have been offered college places College Places

Students hit by calculated grades error have been offered college places

The CAO has offered places to 424 Leaving Cert students who missed out due to the error.

From TheJournal.ie Leaving Cert students affected by calculated grades error to be included in Round 4 CAO offers CAO

Leaving Cert students affected by calculated grades error to be included in Round 4 CAO offers

Over 6,000 students received improved grades following the discovery of last weeks error in the calculated grades

From TheJournal.ie Leaving Cert: Polymetrika was paid €91,500 above agreed cost for work after daily rate kicked in at end of contract Leaving Cert

Leaving Cert: Polymetrika was paid €91,500 above agreed cost for work after daily rate kicked in at end of contract

To date, €163,000 has been paid to Polymetrika for the calculated grades system.

From TheJournal.ie Some students affected by Leaving Cert grade errors may have to defer college course, Foley says Calculated Grades

Some students affected by Leaving Cert grade errors may have to defer college course, Foley says

It’s understood 800 to 900 students may have lost out on a college place due to the situation.

From TheJournal.ie 'There are penalties, absolutely': Minister says there are sanctions associated with Polymetrika calculated grade contract Leaving Cert
From TheJournal.ie Harris estimates 1,000 additional college places may be required to deal with calculated grade errors Leaving Cert

Harris estimates 1,000 additional college places may be required to deal with calculated grade errors

When asked by in the Dáil earlier, Taoiseach Micheál Martin admitted that there had been two errors made in the Leaving Cert standardisation process.

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: What the Leaving Cert Calculated Grade errors mean for students Explainer

Explainer: What the Leaving Cert Calculated Grade errors mean for students

Around 6,500 students will now receive higher grades as a result.

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach told Varadkar and Ryan about Leaving Cert error six days after it was discovered Leaving Cert

Taoiseach told Varadkar and Ryan about Leaving Cert error six days after it was discovered

Education Miniser Norma Foley said that about 7,200 Leaving Cert grades have been affected by the errors in the Leaving Cert calculated grades system.

From TheJournal.ie Leaving Cert: About 6,500 students set to receive higher grades after coding error Education

Leaving Cert: About 6,500 students set to receive higher grades after coding error

Two errors have been identified in the calculated grades system.

From TheJournal.ie Two errors identified in Leaving Cert Calculated Grades system, about 6,000 students affected Education

Two errors identified in Leaving Cert Calculated Grades system, about 6,000 students affected

Education Minister Norma Foley will make a comprehensive statement on the matter later today.

From TheJournal.ie Leaving Cert students can now find out how their school ranked them against classmates Calculated Grades

Leaving Cert students can now find out how their school ranked them against classmates

Students can also apply to sit the postponed exams in November.

From TheJournal.ie Teachers' union says release of Calculated Grades rank order is a 'fundamental breach of trust' Leaving Cert

Teachers' union says release of Calculated Grades rank order is a 'fundamental breach of trust'

The TUI also claimed that releasing the rank order will be “profoundly damaging to the student-teacher relationship”.

From TheJournal.ie One in five students are appealing Leaving Cert calculated grades Rechecks

One in five students are appealing Leaving Cert calculated grades

This year’s appeals process is very different to the usual system.

From TheJournal.ie First High Court challenge to Leaving Cert calculated grade system Leaving Certificate

First High Court challenge to Leaving Cert calculated grade system

The action is being taken by a student who missed out on a place to study medicine at Trinity College by two points.

From TheJournal.ie Leaving Cert students to see what grades their schools gave as appeals process opens today Calculated Grades

Leaving Cert students to see what grades their schools gave as appeals process opens today

Students have until 5pm on Wednesday to lodge an appeal.

From TheJournal.ie Harris defends calculated grades and says it meant students in more disadvantaged schools didn't lose out Leaving Cert

Harris defends calculated grades and says it meant students in more disadvantaged schools didn't lose out

The Higher Education Minister faced questions about claims students in private schools had been unfairly marked down under the system.

From TheJournal.ie The CAO points for 2020 have just been released. Find them all here Calculated Grades

The CAO points for 2020 have just been released. Find them all here

Compare every course and institution with our dedicated site.

From TheJournal.ie 'We're forgotten about': Students carrying over results fear being overlooked as CAO offers due out Leaving Cert

'We're forgotten about': Students carrying over results fear being overlooked as CAO offers due out

Ronan Cloney (20) Cloney has been trying to ensure fairness for deferred CAO applicants since May, when the exams were first cancelled.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin private school says its students were 'significantly penalised' by Leaving Cert calculated grades process The Institute

Dublin private school says its students were 'significantly penalised' by Leaving Cert calculated grades process

The Institute of Education wrote to the Taoiseach today claiming its students had been penalised by “the bias” within the process.

From TheJournal.ie 'A long year': Leaving Cert students commended as calculated grades released D Day

'A long year': Leaving Cert students commended as calculated grades released

Students were able to access their grades since 9am this morning.

From TheJournal.ie One in five Higher Level grades reduced and a tweaking of the gender gap: How 'standardisation' changed teacher-estimated grades Leaving Cert

One in five Higher Level grades reduced and a tweaking of the gender gap: How 'standardisation' changed teacher-estimated grades

10% of Leaving Cert Higher Level grades were reduced by up to 10 marks.

From TheJournal.ie As it happened: The Leaving Cert are in - here's how students and schools responded to the news Results Day

As it happened: The Leaving Cert are in - here's how students and schools responded to the news

Students around the country have been receiving their calculated grades since 9am.

From TheJournal.ie Leaving Cert student: Waiting for today's results feels like an anti-climax Opinion

Leaving Cert student: Waiting for today's results feels like an anti-climax

Poppy Kane is a sixth year pupil about to receive her Leaving Cert results like thousands of others today. She shares her thoughts on the last six months.

From TheJournal.ie Simon Harris: 'We need to drop the snobby attitude that the only way to progress in life is to go to university' Leaving Cert

Simon Harris: 'We need to drop the snobby attitude that the only way to progress in life is to go to university'

With the Leaving Certificate results out on Monday, the minister said an apprenticeship is a great way to get the career you want.

From TheJournal.ie The Explainer: Leaving Cert results are out on Monday - here's how it'll work Podcast

The Explainer: Leaving Cert results are out on Monday - here's how it'll work

We take a look at how the calculated grades system will work.

From TheJournal.ie Second home-schooled pupil 'unlikely' to have Leaving Cert results case heard in court this month Calculated Grades

Second home-schooled pupil 'unlikely' to have Leaving Cert results case heard in court this month

The student has made an application to the court to receive ‘calculated grades’.

From TheJournal.ie Leaving Cert 2020: 17% of teacher-predicted grades reduced; 4% increased Leaving Cert

Leaving Cert 2020: 17% of teacher-predicted grades reduced; 4% increased

The announcement was made at Government Buildings this afternoon.

From TheJournal.ie Home-schooled student will get Leaving Cert grades on the same day as other students High Court

Home-schooled student will get Leaving Cert grades on the same day as other students

The teen’s work will be assessed in the same manner by an independent teacher.

From TheJournal.ie Parents say lockdown had a negative impact on learning of students due to sit the Leaving Cert next year Leaving Cert 2021

Parents say lockdown had a negative impact on learning of students due to sit the Leaving Cert next year

The survey from the CSO gives an insight into parents concerns as the academic year begins.

From TheJournal.ie Postponed Leaving Certificate written exams will start on 16 November State Exams

Postponed Leaving Certificate written exams will start on 16 November

These are for those who couldn’t get access to Calculated Grades, who opted for written exams, or who wish to appeal the Calculated Grade they received.

From TheJournal.ie School closures prompt changes to 2021 Leaving Cert and Junior Cert exams Schools

School closures prompt changes to 2021 Leaving Cert and Junior Cert exams

The changes were announced this evening by the Department of Education.

From TheJournal.ie Home-schooled student wins challenge against calculated grades system Leaving Cert

Home-schooled student wins challenge against calculated grades system

Mayo student Elijah Burke brought the case against the Minister for Education in July.

From TheJournal.ie A reminder of how the Leaving Cert Calculated Grades system works, and the rationale behind it Explainer

A reminder of how the Leaving Cert Calculated Grades system works, and the rationale behind it

Here is the thought process behind the Plan C for the Leaving Cert, the appeal process, and where it could all go wrong.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should a school's historical performance be used to help calculate a student's exam grades? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should a school's historical performance be used to help calculate a student's exam grades?

Leaving Certificate students will receive a predicted grade next month which will be subject to standardisation from the Department of Education.

From TheJournal.ie 'A victory for young people': UK government forced into u-turn over A-level grades Testing Times

'A victory for young people': UK government forced into u-turn over A-level grades

Boris Johnson, who is on holiday in Scotland, held crisis talks with the minister and senior officials this morning.

From TheJournal.ie Grade inflation of 'more than 10%' expected in NI as students to receive highest predicted grades Exam Results

Grade inflation of 'more than 10%' expected in NI as students to receive highest predicted grades

Stormont Education minister Peter Weir abandoned plans to use centralised standardisation following an outcry from teachers, parents and pupils.

From TheJournal.ie Northern Ireland GCSE students will now be awarded teachers' grades without standardisation State Exams

Northern Ireland GCSE students will now be awarded teachers' grades without standardisation

This comes after accusations of inequality over the calculated A-level results, which were issued to students last Thursday.

From TheJournal.ie What insight did we get about the Leaving Cert Calculated Grades after the furore in the UK? Explainer

What insight did we get about the Leaving Cert Calculated Grades after the furore in the UK?

There has been concern from the start about ‘standardising’ Leaving Cert grades – this has been somewhat vindicated this week.

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: What led to Scotland's school results fiasco, and why does it matter to Ireland? Scotland

Explainer: What led to Scotland's school results fiasco, and why does it matter to Ireland?

Ireland’s Department of Education said that it was “aware” of Scotland’s exam results being released.

From TheJournal.ie Leaving Cert results to issue directly to students through online portal at 9am on Monday 7 September Predictive Grades

Leaving Cert results to issue directly to students through online portal at 9am on Monday 7 September

Minister for Education Norma Foley said she was “pleased that we have been able to bring clarity for students”.

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