# leaving-certificate - Tuesday 13 January, 2015
It’s an important step towards securing their college and course of choice, so give it the time it needs.
# leaving-certificate - Monday 25 August, 2014
There has been a series of initiatives put in place to encourage interest in STEM subjects for school leavers; will the effort be rewarded with good jobs?
# leaving-certificate - Saturday 23 August, 2014
It may not seem so right now, but the world is your oyster…
# leaving-certificate - Monday 18 August, 2014
UCD architecture saw one of the biggest points increase, rising by 25 points to 490.
# leaving-certificate - Sunday 17 August, 2014
We’ll have all the points from every third-level institution, plus all the information you need to know.
# leaving-certificate - Saturday 16 August, 2014
Plus: What subject had the highest failure rate in the Leaving Certificate?
# leaving-certificate - Thursday 14 August, 2014
And would it help stem the skills shortages in the tech and sciences industry?
# leaving-certificate - Wednesday 13 August, 2014
Which subject had the highest failure rate? Which one had the most amount of As?
LOOK HOW HAPPY THEY ARE.
ISME says students are encouraged to look for a job, not start a business.
The American Chamber of Commerce supports the proposal that more points be given to students who study career or university relevant subjects.
“Regardless of what results lie in that envelope, remember all the dedication and hard work you put in”.
It’s all about the Maths results.
# leaving-certificate - Monday 11 August, 2014
Further proposals for a revamp of the Leaving Certificate have been reported this morning.
# leaving-certificate - Tuesday 29 July, 2014
Irish women are also the most fertile in Europe, a new report notes, while men are more likely to be imprisoned.
# leaving-certificate - Tuesday 17 June, 2014
We believe university places should be awarded to students based on the ranking they achieved within their school, not their national ranking.
# leaving-certificate - Tuesday 10 June, 2014
They were also asked about the symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease, a question which may have thrown students as it is not a compulsory disorder on the syllabus.
# leaving-certificate - Monday 9 June, 2014
First they were asked to analyse budgets for families on the dole, now it’s essays on poverty and calculating youth unemployment rates.
# leaving-certificate - Saturday 7 June, 2014
How many A4 pages will be used? How many people set the tests? How many subjects are being examined? SO MANY QUESTIONS.
# leaving-certificate - Friday 6 June, 2014
A shopkeeper bought 25 school blazers at €30 each and 25 trousers at €20 each. How much did they spend?
It’s “I before E, except after C” – everyone knows that.
# leaving-certificate - Thursday 5 June, 2014
Most students were pretty happy with it but would you remember enough to tackle these questions?
# leaving-certificate - Wednesday 4 June, 2014
Stress and pressure are, unfortunately, part and parcel of exams. But there are also simple ways to keep calm and perform well.
This year marks the first time that all students at Leaving Cert level will sit the new Project Maths exam.
# leaving-certificate - Tuesday 3 June, 2014
Leaving Cert students: consider courses in science, technology, engineering and maths. They’ll give you transferable, mobile skills that are needed in almost every sector.
# leaving-certificate - Monday 26 May, 2014
While 120,000 students will sit exams over the coming weeks, there’s no need for them to go through the stressful pre-exam period alone.
# leaving-certificate - Wednesday 23 April, 2014
The Education Minister said he wants this to be the case, but is it necessary?
# leaving-certificate - Monday 21 April, 2014
The number of grading bands would be reduced from 14 to eight.
# leaving-certificate - Monday 14 April, 2014
It could also hamper Ireland’s chances of attracting foreign direct investment, experts say.
# leaving-certificate - Friday 4 April, 2014
A report from the SEC also found that Shakespeare’s Macbeth is still the most popular text among Higher Level English students.
# leaving-certificate - Saturday 8 March, 2014
We live in a society, not just an economy – and giving additional points to people for accomplishments beyond the academic makes sense, write Aaron McKenna.
# leaving-certificate - Saturday 22 February, 2014
Can’t we get more from our vast historic and modern wellspring of poetry? We are, after all, the nation that has reputedly more poets per square mile than any other in the world, writes Stephen Downes.
# leaving-certificate - Monday 3 February, 2014
More than 90 per cent of Irish students stay on to complete the exams, according to a report out today.
# leaving-certificate - Monday 26 August, 2013
5.15pm to be exact.
# leaving-certificate - Sunday 18 August, 2013
Some of your loved ones might be awaiting a college offer – through a system that mightn’t make sense to many. Here’s our crash course.
Also featuring Brian O’Driscoll wishing Luke Fitgerald the best of luck ahead of the Leaving Cert results.
# leaving-certificate - Saturday 17 August, 2013
Plus: How many people have visited the church in Spain with the botched fresco of Jesus?
# leaving-certificate - Friday 16 August, 2013
The exam scripts were held back with a further 25 ‘provisionally withheld pending communication’ with students.
# leaving-certificate - Thursday 15 August, 2013
The Leaving Cert is an outdated, crude and brutal instrument that fails to prepare young people for either the realities of third level education or modern life in general, writes Paul Rowe.