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#Exams

# exams - Friday 18 January, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Minister wants to change system after student had to sit Leaving Cert exam the day after her mother died State Exams

Minister wants to change system after student had to sit Leaving Cert exam the day after her mother died

Rhona Butler said the current process is not fair on the student, family or school involved.

# exams - Wednesday 12 September, 2018

From TheJournal.ie The Junior Cert results are out today - here's all you need to know Results Are In

The Junior Cert results are out today - here's all you need to know

Grades in the pillar subjects of Irish, English, and Maths remain relatively unchanged from previous years.

# exams - Saturday 30 June, 2018

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.

# exams - Wednesday 20 June, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Leaving Cert students sat the first ever Politics exam today - here's what was in it Politics And Society

Leaving Cert students sat the first ever Politics exam today - here's what was in it

A tweet from Leo Varadkar featured on the first ever exam.

# exams - Monday 4 June, 2018

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.

# exams - Wednesday 28 March, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Trinity reverses decision to introduce €450 fee for resit exams Take Back Trinity

Trinity reverses decision to introduce €450 fee for resit exams

Students protested and held a sit-in over the attempt to introduce the fees.

# exams - Thursday 15 March, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'We are not cash cows': Hundreds of Trinity students rally through the campus over resit exam fees Take Back Trinity This post contains videos

'We are not cash cows': Hundreds of Trinity students rally through the campus over resit exam fees

A group of up to 40 students had been occupying the college’s dining hall over the past few days.

# exams - Monday 12 March, 2018

From TheJournal.ie State exams are a rote learning memory test and aren't serving our children's future needs Opinion

State exams are a rote learning memory test and aren't serving our children's future needs

Our education system must deliver a quality education that prepares each child for their future lives, writes Geoffrey Browne.

# exams - Friday 9 March, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Students' exam fee protest shuts down access to Book of Kells Trinity This post contains videos

Students' exam fee protest shuts down access to Book of Kells

Trinity students have released a list of demands.

# exams - Wednesday 22 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Teenagers to make case for extra time in Junior Cert English exam Tempus Fugit

Teenagers to make case for extra time in Junior Cert English exam

Currently, students have two hours to complete each paper.

# exams - Sunday 13 August, 2017

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.

# exams - Saturday 10 June, 2017

From TheJournal.ie This 73-year-old student is doing the Leaving Cert this week Never Too Old

This 73-year-old student is doing the Leaving Cert this week

Denis North is taking the English and Geography exams at Kennedy College, New Ross.

# exams - Wednesday 7 June, 2017

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?

# exams - Monday 5 June, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'The Leaving Cert is a valuable life lesson. If you want something, you need to work hard to get it' Opinion

'The Leaving Cert is a valuable life lesson. If you want something, you need to work hard to get it'

I have never forgotten the idea that I needed to put in long hours if I wanted to achieve something, writes Caoimhín De Barra.

# exams - Thursday 1 June, 2017

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.

# exams - Sunday 14 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie University exam stress: 'I've seen many of my friends turn to ADHD drugs' Column

University exam stress: 'I've seen many of my friends turn to ADHD drugs'

An engineering student writes about how he is buckling under the strain of too many exams concentrated at the end of the academic year.

# exams - Thursday 11 May, 2017

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.

# exams - Thursday 4 May, 2017

From The Daily Edge 10 things every student in Ireland is doing right now instead of actually studying Exam Season

10 things every student in Ireland is doing right now instead of actually studying

Everything must be organised and tidy before you can do any work whatsoever.

# exams - Monday 20 March, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Junior Cert English: 'There isn’t a fifteen-year-old alive that can spit out high quality writing in two hours' Read Me

Junior Cert English: 'There isn’t a fifteen-year-old alive that can spit out high quality writing in two hours'

Make the new English Junior Cert exam fairer by adding thirty extra minutes, writes Junior Cert pupil Tara O’Sullivan.

# exams - Wednesday 9 November, 2016

From The Daily Edge 11 ways studying Leaving Cert Irish scarred us all for life Ar Muin Na Muice

11 ways studying Leaving Cert Irish scarred us all for life

Why’d you have to be in Cáca Milis, Brendan Gleeson? Why?

# exams - Sunday 2 October, 2016

From The Daily Edge 12 memories you'll only have if you studied Leaving Cert Music Seachanges

12 memories you'll only have if you studied Leaving Cert Music

Black and decker black and decker black and decker…

# exams - Wednesday 14 September, 2016

From TheJournal.ie 60,000 students will receive their Junior Cert results today - Here's how they got on At Last

60,000 students will receive their Junior Cert results today - Here's how they got on

There’s been a rise in As almost across the board for students.

# exams - Wednesday 7 September, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Letters to a Fresher: College graduates tell us what they wish they'd known in first year Change Generation

Letters to a Fresher: College graduates tell us what they wish they'd known in first year

We asked three recent graduates to write a letter to their former selves. Here’s what they had to say…

# exams - Wednesday 22 June, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Algeria blocks social networks throughout the country to prevent cheating in exams Extreme Measures

Algeria blocks social networks throughout the country to prevent cheating in exams

Over 500,000 high school students were required to resit exams after exam papers were leaked.

# exams - Friday 17 June, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Leaving Cert: seven years of hell in seven days Leaving Cert

Leaving Cert: seven years of hell in seven days

One reader tells us about her experiences of trying to overcome crippling anxiety during her Leaving Cert exams

# exams - Tuesday 10 May, 2016

From The Daily Edge Grannies across Ireland need to get their hands on this card for exam season Say A Little Prayer

# exams - Thursday 28 April, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Male students are getting better grades in higher level maths Leaving Cert

Male students are getting better grades in higher level maths

More students have been opting to do the higher level paper in recent years.

# exams - Monday 11 April, 2016

From The Daily Edge 14 fears anyone who did the Irish oral will relate to Mhuin Na Muice

14 fears anyone who did the Irish oral will relate to

Oh, the flashbacks!

# exams - Friday 22 January, 2016

From The Daily Edge Teachers have been sharing the funniest exam answers they have ever come across Full Marks

# exams - Wednesday 9 September, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Junior Cert students are getting their results today. Here's how they did Results Are In

Junior Cert students are getting their results today. Here's how they did

And grades for the junior cycle appear to be holding steady against previous years, without massive improvement.

# exams - Friday 21 August, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Unsure about your CAO offer? Here's what you need to know Going To College

Unsure about your CAO offer? Here's what you need to know

More than 35,000 people have accepted first round offers.

# exams - Wednesday 12 August, 2015

From TheJournal.ie 'We are kidding ourselves if we say the Leaving Cert doesn't matter' Leaving Cert

'We are kidding ourselves if we say the Leaving Cert doesn't matter'

Pressure is on schools to receive top results, writes principal Brendan Feehan.

From The Daily Edge 10 people who REALLY aren't being helpful about the Leaving Cert results Leaving Cert

10 people who REALLY aren't being helpful about the Leaving Cert results

Read these while waiting for results, at your peril.

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.

# exams - Tuesday 4 August, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Leaving Cert results don't define your future Opinion

Leaving Cert results don't define your future

I only learned to appreciate education after quitting school.

# exams - Thursday 16 July, 2015

From The Daily Edge This teacher's cruel exam question is wrecking the internet's head Existential Crisis This post contains a poll

# exams - Wednesday 24 June, 2015

From The Daily Edge The 8 realities of getting your college exam results First Class Honours

# exams - Monday 8 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie ‘Large cyber attack’ brings down Waterford Institute exam website on results day Hacked

‘Large cyber attack’ brings down Waterford Institute exam website on results day

The latest update just over an hour ago is that the website is back up and running.

From TheJournal.ie That Leaving Cert weather looks to be on the way Here Comes The Sun

That Leaving Cert weather looks to be on the way

But it won’t hang around for long.

Waterford hurler passes Cork test before sitting Leaving Cert exams today

Shane Bennett has a hectic schedule at the moment.

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