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#Leaving Cert

From TheJournal.ie Students want overhaul of Leaving Cert course to avoid 'immense pressures' and rote learning ESRI

Students want overhaul of Leaving Cert course to avoid 'immense pressures' and rote learning

Research from ESRI shows students find the system produces a heavy workload and pressure to “cover the course”.

From TheJournal.ie Almost 3,000 Leaving Cert exam results upgraded during this year's appeals process Leaving Cert

Almost 3,000 Leaving Cert exam results upgraded during this year's appeals process

Appeal applications were made by 9,049 candidates against 16,965 individual results.

From TheJournal.ie Irish student wins €7,000 and shares top prize in EU Contest for Young Scientists Brains To Burn

Irish student wins €7,000 and shares top prize in EU Contest for Young Scientists

Adam Kelly says next up for him is the Leaving Cert.

From TheJournal.ie There's been a huge increase in the number of Leaving Cert appeals Last Chance Saloon

There's been a huge increase in the number of Leaving Cert appeals

The increase comes after last year’s legal challenge.

From TheJournal.ie CAO round one offers are out - so what's next? Leaving Cert

CAO round one offers are out - so what's next?

Thousands of students received offers for college places today.

From TheJournal.ie 71 students not given Leaving Cert results over fears they cheated in exams Cheat Shot

71 students not given Leaving Cert results over fears they cheated in exams

Those suspected of cheating represent a tiny proportion of the 57,000 students who sat the exams this year.

From TheJournal.ie Latin, Libya and Leitrim: Leaving Cert results by numbers Exams

Latin, Libya and Leitrim: Leaving Cert results by numbers

Everyone has got their results, so here are the most important statistics from today.

From TheJournal.ie Leaving Cert 2019: Here's how this year's class got on Results Day

Leaving Cert 2019: Here's how this year's class got on

Five people got top marks across the board.

From TheJournal.ie A number of calls made to exams commission over 'muffled' sound during Leaving Cert French exam Guessing Game

A number of calls made to exams commission over 'muffled' sound during Leaving Cert French exam

One student said students resorted to guessing the answers on the exam.

From TheJournal.ie Bereaved students will be allowed sit alternative Leaving Cert paper in July under new rules Leaving Cert

Bereaved students will be allowed sit alternative Leaving Cert paper in July under new rules

Earlier this year, a student spoke on the radio about having to sit her Leaving Cert a day after her mother died.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: The Leaving Cert might not be perfect but it is fairer than many other systems Opinion

Opinion: The Leaving Cert might not be perfect but it is fairer than many other systems

The university bribery scandal in the US shows how far some parents will go to secure their child’s college place, writes Caoimhín De Barra.

From TheJournal.ie 'Urgent appeal' for Junior and Leaving Cert exam markers Shortage

'Urgent appeal' for Junior and Leaving Cert exam markers

It’s less two weeks until examinations begin.

From TheJournal.ie 'The computer is not marking any work': Exams commission confirms examiners will mark exams Leaving Cert

'The computer is not marking any work': Exams commission confirms examiners will mark exams

The SEC said reports that some subjects would be marked using computers were ‘misleading’.

From TheJournal.ie CAO offers will be out earlier this year after case of student who won High Court judicial review Rebecca Carter

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.

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

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.

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.

From TheJournal.ie Minister wants to change system after student had to sit Leaving Cert exam the day after her mother died State Exams

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.

From TheJournal.ie Over three-quarters of students want continuous assessment for the Leaving Certificate Survey

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.

From TheJournal.ie Two days have been added to the Leaving Cert timetable Changes

Two days have been added to the Leaving Cert timetable

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

From TheJournal.ie Court says students who posted video of classmate snorting sugar must be allowed back to school High Court

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.

From TheJournal.ie Leaving Cert appeals process shortened by three weeks following Rebecca Carter case Leaving Cert

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.

From TheJournal.ie Over 5,000 students appealed their Leaving Cert results - five got their results downgraded Leaving Cert
From TheJournal.ie UCD will admit students who secure Leaving Cert upgrades Exceptional Circumstances

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.

From TheJournal.ie Case where Leaving Cert student lost out on college place 'cannot be repeated', judge says Rebecca Carter

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.

From TheJournal.ie Student who missed out on college place because of examiner's mistake calls situation 'an utter disgrace' Bureaucratic Tape

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.

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie Teen claiming Leaving Cert marks were totted up incorrectly takes State exam board to High Court Courts

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.

From TheJournal.ie New subject changes for Junior Cert and Leaving Cert get the go ahead Mixing It Up

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.

From TheJournal.ie Complaint upheld over Ryanair ad that 'promoted excessive drinking' Leaving Cert

Complaint upheld over Ryanair ad that 'promoted excessive drinking'

Complainants thought the advert “encouraged drunken behaviour”.

From TheJournal.ie Got a question about the CAO? Let us put it to an expert CAO 2018

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

Join us for a special Facebook Live.

From TheJournal.ie Leaving Cert results: Girls continue to outperform boys in getting top marks Results

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 80 Leaving Cert results being withheld due to suspicions of cheating Results

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.

From TheJournal.ie 'I was really surprised and shocked' - Seven Leaving Cert students get eight H1s Results Day

'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.

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

'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.

16 of the saltiest Leaving Cert tweets for results day

It’s that time of year again.

From TheJournal.ie 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.

From TheJournal.ie Leaving Cert results: Top marks drop across English, Irish and Maths Scores On The Doors

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

Here at the all important scores.

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.

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.

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.

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