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#Leaving Cert

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

How Well Do You Remember Secondary School Level Shakespeare?

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Which Leaving Cert English Poet Are You?

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

How Well Do You Remember Leaving Cert Music?

Oh yeah. We’re taking you back there.

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.

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”.

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.

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

Would you be fit to repeat your Leaving Cert?

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