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#Leaving Certificate

From TheJournal.ie Over 98% of Leaving Cert students sign up for Calculated Grades system Schools

Over 98% of Leaving Cert students sign up for Calculated Grades system

The deadline to register has been extended until midday tomorrow.

From TheJournal.ie 'Extremely worrying': ASTI to discuss legal protection over Leaving Cert grading with government Calculated Grades

'Extremely worrying': ASTI to discuss legal protection over Leaving Cert grading with government

The ASTI has said that teachers need to be fully protected if there is a legal challenge to calculated grades.

From TheJournal.ie Leaving Cert: Here are the details of the new plan announced by the government Leaving Cert

Leaving Cert: Here are the details of the new plan announced by the government

Teachers will provide an estimate of the percentage mark each student is likely to have achieved.

From TheJournal.ie As it happened: Minister announces Leaving Cert exams cancelled, all students to receive 'calculated grades' Exams

As it happened: Minister announces Leaving Cert exams cancelled, all students to receive 'calculated grades'

Speculation that the exams would be cancelled has been growing since reports last night.

From TheJournal.ie Memo being brought to Cabinet as speculation about Leaving Cert cancellation mounts Covid-19

Memo being brought to Cabinet as speculation about Leaving Cert cancellation mounts

However, concerns have been raised about the legality of predicted grades.

From TheJournal.ie 'Alternative assessment models' discussed at meeting about Leaving Cert plans Coronavirus

'Alternative assessment models' discussed at meeting about Leaving Cert plans

Most students want the exams to be cancelled, according to a new survey.

From TheJournal.ie Fianna Fáil says the time has come to cancel the Leaving Cert State Exams

Fianna Fáil says the time has come to cancel the Leaving Cert

The party’s education spokesperson says the uncertainty is causing stress for students and parents.

From TheJournal.ie Schools will not reopen until September but 'it's still the plan' for Leaving Cert students to get two weeks of classes Education

Schools will not reopen until September but 'it's still the plan' for Leaving Cert students to get two weeks of classes

It is expected that the Leaving Certificate exams will still go ahead from 29 July.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you agree with the delay of the Leaving Cert exams? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you agree with the delay of the Leaving Cert exams?

71% of parents in one survey were not in favour of deferring the exams to July/August.

From TheJournal.ie Majority of parents surveyed opposed to July/August start for Leaving Cert State Exams

Majority of parents surveyed opposed to July/August start for Leaving Cert

29 July has been pencilled in as the most likely date by which the Leaving Cert would start.

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 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 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 Q&A: Why are CAO offers earlier this year? CAO

Q&A: Why are CAO offers earlier this year?

The CAO timeline has changed quite drastically this year.

From TheJournal.ie More than 50,000 students to begin (slightly longer) Leaving Cert exam period with English paper I We've All Been There

More than 50,000 students to begin (slightly longer) Leaving Cert exam period with English paper I

The exams commission has introduced new measures to safeguard the wellbeing of Leaving Certificate students.

From TheJournal.ie 'They're anxious in ways they wouldn't have been 20 years ago': Teachers say Leaving Cert stress on the rise Leaving Certificate

'They're anxious in ways they wouldn't have been 20 years ago': Teachers say Leaving Cert stress on the rise

As the Leaving Cert begins tomorrow, teachers and education experts are warning of growing anxiety among students.

From TheJournal.ie A senator wants students to get CAO points for sports and social action Extra Curricular

A senator wants students to get CAO points for sports and social action

“It would especially benefit children from public schools around the country and level the playing pitch for them.”

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 Students 'pressured' by new Leaving Cert grade scheme as number sitting higher level exams rises Education

Students 'pressured' by new Leaving Cert grade scheme as number sitting higher level exams rises

The Economic and Social Research has carried out an early analysis of the grading scheme.

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 'I was completely panicking': Leaving Cert students at Dublin school taught wrong English text for two years Human Error

'I was completely panicking': Leaving Cert students at Dublin school taught wrong English text for two years Exclusive

The mistake was only discovered six days before the students started their exams this year.

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 CAO issues thousands of 'Round Zero' offers to prospective college students College

CAO issues thousands of 'Round Zero' offers to prospective college students

A total of 4,738 offers have been issued today, before Round One offers are made to Leaving Certificate students on August 20.

From TheJournal.ie Time is ticking - The CAO change-of-mind deadline is tomorrow Decisions Decisions

Time is ticking - The CAO change-of-mind deadline is tomorrow

From 5.15pm tomorrow, applicants will no longer be able to change their preferences for the courses they would like to do.

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.

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

Remember the great Eavan Boland scandal of 2010?

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 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.

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%.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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