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# leaving-certificate - Monday 17 August, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: A beginner’s guide on how to accept your CAO offer First Round

Explainer: A beginner’s guide on how to accept your CAO offer

Here’s what to do next…

# leaving-certificate - Sunday 16 August, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should the CAO system be changed? Courses This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the CAO system be changed?

The Sunday Business Post is reporting this morning that colleges have been manipulating the admission system.

# leaving-certificate - Thursday 13 August, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Watch the moment a nervous student got the Leaving Cert points she needed Fair Play
From TheJournal.ie 575 points direct provision teen to meet minister about going to college Leaving Cert

575 points direct provision teen to meet minister about going to college

Anna wants to study physiotherapy at the Royal College of Surgeons in Dublin.

# leaving-certificate - Wednesday 12 August, 2015

From TheJournal.ie All-rounders with a thirst for knowledge: Ireland’s highest achievers in the 2015 Leaving Cert CAO 2015

All-rounders with a thirst for knowledge: Ireland’s highest achievers in the 2015 Leaving Cert

They all scooped over 800 points in the Leaving Cert, but their principals say they’re proud of every one of their students.

From TheJournal.ie Here’s how students got on in the Leaving Cert What You Get?

Here’s how students got on in the Leaving Cert

Pretty well. Fair play.

From TheJournal.ie In numbers: The Leaving Cert results The Big Day

In numbers: The Leaving Cert results

The hard work is over, now it’s time to find out how everyone did.

# leaving-certificate - Sunday 9 August, 2015

From TheJournal.ie ‘I had to run and jump for one of those embarrassing photos’: Memories of Leaving Cert results day What You Get?

# leaving-certificate - Sunday 19 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Leaving Cert markers will take concerns about ‘much too difficult’ maths paper into account Division

# leaving-certificate - Tuesday 2 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Here’s what to do tonight if you’re doing the Leaving Cert tomorrow Deep Breaths
From TheJournal.ie Students with special needs being denied supports “days before exams” Leaving Cert

Students with special needs being denied supports “days before exams”

The number of students having applications for readers turned down has been increasing since 2012.

# leaving-certificate - Sunday 31 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie What did a Leaving Cert exam paper look like 80 years ago? Home Economics

What did a Leaving Cert exam paper look like 80 years ago?

We got our hands on the 1935 home economics exam to see how it compares to more recent papers.

From TheJournal.ie QUIZ: How well do you remember King Lear? Flies To Wanton Boys

QUIZ: How well do you remember King Lear?

The Leaving Cert starts this week – do you remember much from your studies?

# leaving-certificate - Saturday 2 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie The Leaving Cert is not as predictable as people think… Not So Easy

The Leaving Cert is not as predictable as people think…

And trying to predict what’s coming up will ultimately backfire, according to a report.

# leaving-certificate - Monday 27 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Leaving Cert shake-up could make it easier to pass higher level exams Changes

Leaving Cert shake-up could make it easier to pass higher level exams

The revisions could impact on students sitting the 2017 exams.

# leaving-certificate - Tuesday 13 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: The CAO process can be daunting, so bear these tips in mind… Decisions Decisions

Opinion: The CAO process can be daunting, so bear these tips in mind…

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

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Will the push to encourage more science and technology graduates be worth it? Graduates

Opinion: Will the push to encourage more science and technology graduates be worth it?

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

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: 10 things you can do if you didn’t get that college place you wanted Opinion

Opinion: 10 things you can do if you didn’t get that college place you wanted

It may not seem so right now, but the world is your oyster…

# leaving-certificate - Monday 18 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Points hike for science, tech and construction courses Building Confidence

Points hike for science, tech and construction courses

UCD architecture saw one of the biggest points increase, rising by 25 points to 490.

# leaving-certificate - Sunday 17 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Looking for the CAO points? Stick with us – we’ll have them right here from 6am Class Of 2014

Looking for the CAO points? Stick with us – we’ll have them right here from 6am

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

From TheJournal.ie The Mooney Show, Knock, and polygamy: The week in numbers Prime Numbers

The Mooney Show, Knock, and polygamy: The week in numbers

Plus: What subject had the highest failure rate in the Leaving Certificate?

# leaving-certificate - Thursday 14 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should bonus points be awarded for Leaving Cert science subjects? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should bonus points be awarded for Leaving Cert science subjects?

And would it help stem the skills shortages in the tech and sciences industry?

# leaving-certificate - Wednesday 13 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie In numbers: The Leaving Certificate results CAO 2014

In numbers: The Leaving Certificate results

Which subject had the highest failure rate? Which one had the most amount of As?

From TheJournal.ie Photos: Leaving Cert students collect their results and warm the cockles of our hearts Class Of 2014

Enterprise culture “lacking” in Irish schools

ISME says students are encouraged to look for a job, not start a business.

From TheJournal.ie Calls for students to study career-relevant subjects When I Grow Up I Want To Be

Calls for students to study career-relevant subjects

The American Chamber of Commerce supports the proposal that more points be given to students who study career or university relevant subjects.

From TheJournal.ie Not happy with your Leaving Cert results? Here’s some useful advice Results Day

Not happy with your Leaving Cert results? Here’s some useful advice

“Regardless of what results lie in that envelope, remember all the dedication and hard work you put in”.

From TheJournal.ie The results are out: How students got on with the Leaving Certificate Class Of 2014

The results are out: How students got on with the Leaving Certificate

It’s all about the Maths results.

# leaving-certificate - Monday 11 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Is the CAO points system fair? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Is the CAO points system fair?

Further proposals for a revamp of the Leaving Certificate have been reported this morning.

# leaving-certificate - Tuesday 29 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie These are the main differences between men and women in Irish society Genders

These are the main differences between men and women in Irish society

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

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: The CAO system can clearly be gamed, and it’s perpetuating disadvantage Education

Opinion: The CAO system can clearly be gamed, and it’s perpetuating disadvantage

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

From TheJournal.ie Leaving Cert students asked question on horsemeat scandal Food For Thought

Leaving Cert students asked question on horsemeat scandal

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

From TheJournal.ie The recession is popping up a lot on Leaving Cert papers this year We All Partied

The recession is popping up a lot on Leaving Cert papers this year

First they were asked to analyse budgets for families on the dole, now it’s essays on poverty and calculating youth unemployment rates.

From The Daily Edge This Leaving Cert student is Snapchatting his hilarious exam conversations with Jesus Divine Intervention

# leaving-certificate - Saturday 7 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie In numbers: The Leaving and Junior Certificate exams Prime Numbers

In numbers: The Leaving and Junior Certificate exams

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

From TheJournal.ie This question on the Ordinary Level Maths paper today was ‘ridiculously simple’ Leaving Cert

This question on the Ordinary Level Maths paper today was ‘ridiculously simple’

A shopkeeper bought 25 school blazers at €30 each and 25 trousers at €20 each. How much did they spend?

From TheJournal.ie Justin Bieber’s name was spelled wrong on the Leaving Cert English Paper 1 Oh The Irony

Justin Bieber’s name was spelled wrong on the Leaving Cert English Paper 1

It’s “I before E, except after C” – everyone knows that.

# leaving-certificate - Thursday 5 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie How would you have done in today’s English Paper 2? Eyes On Your Own Paper

How would you have done in today’s English Paper 2?

Most students were pretty happy with it but would you remember enough to tackle these questions?

# leaving-certificate - Wednesday 4 June, 2014

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.

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