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#State Examinations

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 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 Proposal would give the State powers to investigate universities quickly State Examinations

Proposal would give the State powers to investigate universities quickly

It comes after a report last week into universities found “unacceptable” financial practices.

From TheJournal.ie English Paper One: Reactions to the first exam of this year's Leaving Cert Discuss

English Paper One: Reactions to the first exam of this year's Leaving Cert

Fake news, democracy and inventing the wheel – how did the first day of State exams go?

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.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Can we really trust that Junior Cycle reform isn't linked to the austerity agenda? Education

Opinion: Can we really trust that Junior Cycle reform isn't linked to the austerity agenda?

We live in a time of austerity – and education is being targeted along with other elements of society.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: The State exams start today – but don't let stress get you down Testing Times

Opinion: The State exams start today – but don't let stress get you down

Stress and pressure are, unfortunately, part and parcel of exams. But there are also simple ways to keep calm and perform well.

From TheJournal.ie Almost 119,000 students are putting pen to paper this morning in state exams Me Nerves

Almost 119,000 students are putting pen to paper this morning in state exams

This year marks the first time that all students at Leaving Cert level will sit the new Project Maths exam.

Lady Gaga and horse burgers: Junior and Leaving Cert examiners having the craic

Lady Gaga on the business paper, horse burgers in the French exam. Gas Al

8 things that go through your head during school exams

“Only 2 hours, 46 minutes until it’s over”

From TheJournal.ie Students urged to sleep and eat well as State exams kick off Exams

Students urged to sleep and eat well as State exams kick off

The National Association of Principals and Deputy Principals given a list of tips to help students perform well during exam time.

From TheJournal.ie Formal Junior Cert exams abolished under new system State Exams

Formal Junior Cert exams abolished under new system

Reforms announced by Ruairí Quinn this afternoon replace terminal exams with continual assessment – with the terminal exams scrapped altogether by 2020.

From TheJournal.ie Universities propose radical overhaul of Leaving Cert points system Points Race

Universities propose radical overhaul of Leaving Cert points system

A submission to Ruairí Quinn sees Ireland’s seven universities outline issues with the Leaving Cert – and how to change it.

From TheJournal.ie FG youth wing says teachers should be forced to correct State exams State Exams

FG youth wing says teachers should be forced to correct State exams

Delegates to Young Fine Gael’s summer school pass a motion saying teachers’ summers should be spent correcting papers.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should PE be a subject for the Leaving Cert? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should PE be a subject for the Leaving Cert?

Ruairí Quinn says physical education will be offered as a Junior Cert subject in the coming years. Should it be on the Leaving?