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# 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.

# leaving-certificate - Tuesday 3 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Have a positive impact on Ireland’s society and economy – choose a STEM career Leaving Cert

Opinion: Have a positive impact on Ireland’s society and economy – choose a STEM career

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

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Under exam stress? Take five minutes off and read these tips Exams

Opinion: Under exam stress? Take five minutes off and read these tips

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

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should Higher Level Maths be a requirement to become a primary school teacher? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Higher Level Maths be a requirement to become a primary school teacher?

The Education Minister said he wants this to be the case, but is it necessary?

# leaving-certificate - Monday 21 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Leaving Cert could see major overhaul with proposed new grading scale Reform

Leaving Cert could see major overhaul with proposed new grading scale

The number of grading bands would be reduced from 14 to eight.

# leaving-certificate - Monday 14 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie New Leaving Cert science course poses risk to “high standards” of education Reform

New Leaving Cert science course poses risk to “high standards” of education

It could also hamper Ireland’s chances of attracting foreign direct investment, experts say.

# leaving-certificate - Friday 4 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Spelling, grammar and punctuation are problems for Irish students Leaving Certificate

Spelling, grammar and punctuation are problems for Irish students

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

From TheJournal.ie Column: Awarding top athletes extra CAO points makes total sense Points For Sports

Column: Awarding top athletes extra CAO points makes total sense

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

From TheJournal.ie Column: It’s time to break down the barriers around poetry Poetry In Motion

Column: It’s time to break down the barriers around poetry

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

From TheJournal.ie More boys are staying on in school to do the Leaving Cert Not Too Cool For School

More boys are staying on in school to do the Leaving Cert

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

From TheJournal.ie Don’t forget: The deadline for accepting first round CAO offers is today College

# leaving-certificate - Sunday 18 August, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: A beginner’s guide to the CAO Points system Points Race

Explainer: A beginner’s guide to the CAO Points system

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.

From The Score Deary me, Bernard! It’s the sporting tweets of the week Twitterati This post contains images

Deary me, Bernard! It’s the sporting tweets of the week

Also featuring Brian O’Driscoll wishing Luke Fitgerald the best of luck ahead of the Leaving Cert results.

# leaving-certificate - Saturday 17 August, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Clerys, credit unions and clashes: The week in numbers Prime Numbers

Clerys, credit unions and clashes: The week in numbers

Plus: How many people have visited the church in Spain with the botched fresco of Jesus?

# leaving-certificate - Friday 16 August, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Fifty students suspected of cheating in the Leaving Cert this year Leaving Cert 2013

Fifty students suspected of cheating in the Leaving Cert this year

The exam scripts were held back with a further 25 ‘provisionally withheld pending communication’ with students.

# leaving-certificate - Thursday 15 August, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Column: The Leaving Cert poorly prepares students for the realities they now face Opinion

Column: The Leaving Cert poorly prepares students for the realities they now face

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.

# leaving-certificate - Wednesday 14 August, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Student grant applications ‘being assessed on schedule’ Student Grants

Student grant applications ‘being assessed on schedule’

Some 82,000 applications were received by the deadline earlier this month but SUSI are still accepting them.

From TheJournal.ie Here’s what happened with THAT error in the Leaving Cert Maths paper Oops

Here’s what happened with THAT error in the Leaving Cert Maths paper

The State Examinations Commission said today that approximately 4 per cent of candidates had been impacted by the error.

From The Daily Edge Here’s how every Leaving Cert student feels on results morning Squeaky Bum Time
From TheJournal.ie The results are out: How students got on with the Leaving Certificate State Exams

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

There has been a sharp rise in the number of students sitting Higher Level Maths – and the percentage of them getting the top grades.

From TheJournal.ie In numbers: Leaving Cert results day Good Luck

In numbers: Leaving Cert results day

It’s a big day for the 55,572 students who will receive their results today.

# leaving-certificate - Tuesday 13 August, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Leaving Cert students urged not to get completely wasted on results night Celebrations

Leaving Cert students urged not to get completely wasted on results night

Results for 53,749 students will be available from tomorrow morning.

# leaving-certificate - Monday 12 August, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Report for Quinn on Leaving Cert Maths paper errors “nearing completion” Leaving Cert

Report for Quinn on Leaving Cert Maths paper errors “nearing completion”

The minister had ordered that the SEC take the errors into account when marking the exam. Results are due out on Wednesday.

# leaving-certificate - Friday 21 June, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Quinn demands investigation into Leaving Cert Maths mistakes Leaving Cert

Quinn demands investigation into Leaving Cert Maths mistakes

The minister says the SEC has two jobs now: to ensure no student suffers as a result of the error, and to stop it recurring.

# leaving-certificate - Wednesday 12 June, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: Here’s the problem with the Leaving Cert honours maths paper Oops

Explainer: Here’s the problem with the Leaving Cert honours maths paper

Warning: the following article contains trigonometry.

# leaving-certificate - Tuesday 11 June, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Marking of Leaving Cert Maths papers ‘will reflect time lost by students’ State Exams

Marking of Leaving Cert Maths papers ‘will reflect time lost by students’

Science minister Sean Sherlock believes the State Examinations Commission will ensure no student loses out over the error.

# leaving-certificate - Monday 10 June, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Errors discovered in Leaving Cert Maths and Junior Cert CSPE papers Oops

Errors discovered in Leaving Cert Maths and Junior Cert CSPE papers

The English version of a Maths question mistakenly inserted an extra number – which meant two answers are possible.

# leaving-certificate - Thursday 6 June, 2013

SYLVIA PLATH DID appear on this afternoon’s Leaving Cert English paper II at higher level, alongside Derek Mahon, Gerard Manley Hopkins and Elizabeth Bishop. Thousands of students had been left despairing last year when neither Plath nor the other stalwart, Seamus Heaney, appeared.

# leaving-certificate - Wednesday 5 June, 2013

From TheJournal.ie State exams in numbers: 13 days, 6,000 examiners and 38 million A4 pages Good Luck

State exams in numbers: 13 days, 6,000 examiners and 38 million A4 pages

Some 3.1 million exam papers are sitting in boxes across the country right now.

From The Score Open thread: What did you miss during your Junior/Leaving Cert? Memory Lane

Open thread: What did you miss during your Junior/Leaving Cert?

We really hate it when sport and state exams clash.

# leaving-certificate - Tuesday 4 June, 2013

From The Daily Edge 13 Leaving Cert memories that you can never leave behind What No Plath?

13 Leaving Cert memories that you can never leave behind

No matter how hard you try to forget.

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