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#Leaving Certificate

# leaving-certificate - Thursday 25 March, 2021

Schools allocated supports to appoint aides to oversee Leaving Certificate admin for 50 days
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Schools allocated supports to appoint aides to oversee Leaving Certificate admin for 50 days

Mar 25th 2021, 5:42 PM 13,266 Views 1 Comment

The aides’ role is to support the school in planning and running exams and accredited grades.

# leaving-certificate - Saturday 20 March, 2021

Poll: Does the Leaving Certificate need to be completely reformed?
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Poll: Does the Leaving Certificate need to be completely reformed?

Mar 20th 2021, 11:16 AM 49,232 Views 86 Comments

The higher education minister wants to see the system adapted to “do better by students”.

Reform needed on Leaving Certificate and CAO application, says higher education minister
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Reform needed on Leaving Certificate and CAO application, says higher education minister

Mar 20th 2021, 10:52 AM 16,614 Views 9 Comments

Minister for Higher Education Simon Harris said he intends to “overhaul” the CAO application form next year.

# leaving-certificate - Tuesday 23 February, 2021

320,000 pupils to return to school from next week - the full plan for sending children back to education
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320,000 pupils to return to school from next week - the full plan for sending children back to education

Feb 23rd 2021, 6:28 PM 27,612 Views 36 Comments

Cabinet agreed to the phased re-opening of schools today.

# leaving-certificate - Thursday 18 February, 2021

Leaving Cert students say they are relieved with clarity and choice, but some issues remain
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Leaving Cert students say they are relieved with clarity and choice, but some issues remain

Feb 18th 2021, 2:05 PM 13,181 Views 5 Comments

“I trust my teachers, but I don’t trust the algorithm,” one student said.

# leaving-certificate - Sunday 14 February, 2021

Firm decision on Leaving Certificate may not be made this week
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Firm decision on Leaving Certificate may not be made this week

Feb 14th 2021, 1:29 PM 18,526 Views 28 Comments

The Minister for Housing has said the government is not setting any “artificial” timeline on when an announcement can be expected.

# leaving-certificate - Wednesday 27 January, 2021

Leaving Cert alternatives under consideration but clarity to be given within the next few weeks, says Tánaiste
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Leaving Cert alternatives under consideration but clarity to be given within the next few weeks, says Tánaiste

Jan 27th 2021, 3:58 PM 24,282 Views 38 Comments

Alternatives to the Leaving Cert exam are being considered by the national advisory committee on the exams this afternoon.

# leaving-certificate - Thursday 7 January, 2021

'I hate to have to say it but we are not expendable': Leaving Cert students dismayed at three-days-a-week plan
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'I hate to have to say it but we are not expendable': Leaving Cert students dismayed at three-days-a-week plan

Jan 7th 2021, 3:08 PM 30,920 Views 62 Comments

Students facing a return to school are worried about their health and the health of their loved ones with Covid-19 rampant in the community.

# leaving-certificate - Monday 16 November, 2020

Almost 2,600 students to sit postponed Leaving Cert exams from today
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Almost 2,600 students to sit postponed Leaving Cert exams from today

Nov 16th 2020, 6:55 AM 16,308 Views 14 Comments

Candidates were given the option earlier this year to receive Calculated Grades and/or to sit written exams.

# leaving-certificate - Friday 16 October, 2020

18 students awarded higher marks after more than 12,000 appeals of Calculated Grades
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18 students awarded higher marks after more than 12,000 appeals of Calculated Grades

Oct 16th 2020, 1:09 PM 16,776 Views 9 Comments

The new results were given to students at 12pm today.

# leaving-certificate - Wednesday 14 October, 2020

Government confirms independent review of Calculated Grades process will take place
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Government confirms independent review of Calculated Grades process will take place

Oct 14th 2020, 2:32 PM 10,474 Views 14 Comments

Over 6,000 students received new grades following an error with the system.

# leaving-certificate - Saturday 3 October, 2020

6,100 students to get text message this evening upgrading their LC result
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6,100 students to get text message this evening upgrading their LC result

Updated Oct 3rd 2020, 6:30 PM 47,218 Views 34 Comments

The results of the review were announced this evening by the Department of Education.

# leaving-certificate - Thursday 1 October, 2020

Students mistakenly awarded higher grades may have 'squeezed out' others from college, Minister concedes
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Students mistakenly awarded higher grades may have 'squeezed out' others from college, Minister concedes

Updated Oct 1st 2020, 10:30 PM 38,140 Views 24 Comments

Education Minister Norma Foley has apologised to students again after errors in the calculated grades system were revealed.

Leaving Cert: Polymetrika was paid €91,500 above agreed cost for work after daily rate kicked in at end of contract
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Leaving Cert: Polymetrika was paid €91,500 above agreed cost for work after daily rate kicked in at end of contract

Oct 1st 2020, 8:06 PM 94,686 Views 73 Comments

To date, €163,000 has been paid to Polymetrika for the calculated grades system.

'There are penalties, absolutely': Minister says there are sanctions associated with Polymetrika calculated grade contract
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'There are penalties, absolutely': Minister says there are sanctions associated with Polymetrika calculated grade contract

Oct 1st 2020, 6:30 AM 24,205 Views 25 Comments

The cost of the calculated grades system is €160,000.

# leaving-certificate - Monday 28 September, 2020

Leaving Cert students can now find out how their school ranked them against classmates
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Leaving Cert students can now find out how their school ranked them against classmates

Sep 28th 2020, 9:23 AM 34,878 Views 26 Comments

Students can also apply to sit the postponed exams in November.

# leaving-certificate - Wednesday 16 September, 2020

First High Court challenge to Leaving Cert calculated grade system
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First High Court challenge to Leaving Cert calculated grade system

Sep 16th 2020, 1:07 PM 29,521 Views 0 Comments

The action is being taken by a student who missed out on a place to study medicine at Trinity College by two points.

# leaving-certificate - Friday 11 September, 2020

Over 50,000 people offered a place in first CAO round as points rise in health, business, teaching
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Over 50,000 people offered a place in first CAO round as points rise in health, business, teaching

Sep 11th 2020, 2:09 PM 47,803 Views 17 Comments

This afternoon’s Round One offers is official confirmation of whether students got their preferred course.

# leaving-certificate - Thursday 10 September, 2020

Dublin private school says its students were 'significantly penalised' by Leaving Cert calculated grades process
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Dublin private school says its students were 'significantly penalised' by Leaving Cert calculated grades process

Sep 10th 2020, 8:22 PM 67,922 Views 50 Comments

The Institute of Education wrote to the Taoiseach today claiming its students had been penalised by “the bias” within the process.

# leaving-certificate - Sunday 6 September, 2020

The Leaving Cert: When are the results due, and what can we expect?
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The Leaving Cert: When are the results due, and what can we expect?

Sep 6th 2020, 12:05 AM 43,715 Views 23 Comments

Leaving Cert calculated grade results are due to be released tomorrow morning at 9am.

# leaving-certificate - Friday 4 September, 2020

Simon Harris: 'We need to drop the snobby attitude that the only way to progress in life is to go to university'
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Simon Harris: 'We need to drop the snobby attitude that the only way to progress in life is to go to university'

Sep 4th 2020, 5:49 PM 118,995 Views 88 Comments

With the Leaving Certificate results out on Monday, the minister said an apprenticeship is a great way to get the career you want.

# leaving-certificate - Thursday 3 September, 2020

The Explainer: Leaving Cert results are out on Monday - here's how it'll work
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The Explainer: Leaving Cert results are out on Monday - here's how it'll work

Sep 3rd 2020, 6:00 AM 27,749 Views 9 Comments

We take a look at how the calculated grades system will work.

# leaving-certificate - Tuesday 25 August, 2020

Minister 'cannot guarantee' home-schooled teen will get Leaving Cert results by 12 September, court hears
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Minister 'cannot guarantee' home-schooled teen will get Leaving Cert results by 12 September, court hears

Aug 25th 2020, 4:31 PM 14,272 Views 0 Comments

The High Court last week quashed a decision to prevent Elijah Burke availing of the calculated grade system.

# leaving-certificate - Friday 17 July, 2020

Leaving Cert results date: ASTI criticises announcement but says 'at least there's now certainty'
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Leaving Cert results date: ASTI criticises announcement but says 'at least there's now certainty'

Updated Jul 17th 2020, 11:27 AM 31,683 Views 69 Comments

The publication of this year’s results will not be available until 7 September.

# leaving-certificate - Thursday 16 July, 2020

Leaving Certificate results to be issued on 7 September, Department of Education confirms
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Leaving Certificate results to be issued on 7 September, Department of Education confirms

Jul 16th 2020, 8:08 PM 23,881 Views 40 Comments

It comes weeks later than the traditional August results day for the Leaving Cert exams.

# leaving-certificate - Thursday 28 May, 2020

Over 98% of Leaving Cert students sign up for Calculated Grades system
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Over 98% of Leaving Cert students sign up for Calculated Grades system

May 28th 2020, 10:15 PM 21,461 Views 24 Comments

The deadline to register has been extended until midday tomorrow.

# leaving-certificate - Friday 22 May, 2020

'Extremely worrying': ASTI to discuss legal protection over Leaving Cert grading with government
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'Extremely worrying': ASTI to discuss legal protection over Leaving Cert grading with government

May 22nd 2020, 8:05 AM 17,620 Views 79 Comments

The ASTI has said that teachers need to be fully protected if there is a legal challenge to calculated grades.

# leaving-certificate - Friday 8 May, 2020

Leaving Cert: Here are the details of the new plan announced by the government
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Leaving Cert: Here are the details of the new plan announced by the government

May 8th 2020, 3:08 PM 87,797 Views 108 Comments

Teachers will provide an estimate of the percentage mark each student is likely to have achieved.

As it happened: Minister announces Leaving Cert exams cancelled, all students to receive 'calculated grades' From TheJournal.ie
Live May 8th 2020, 2:17 PM

As it happened: Minister announces Leaving Cert exams cancelled, all students to receive 'calculated grades'

# leaving-certificate - Thursday 7 May, 2020

Memo being brought to Cabinet as speculation about Leaving Cert cancellation mounts
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Memo being brought to Cabinet as speculation about Leaving Cert cancellation mounts

Updated May 7th 2020, 10:45 PM 38,581 Views 114 Comments

However, concerns have been raised about the legality of predicted grades.

# leaving-certificate - Wednesday 6 May, 2020

'Alternative assessment models' discussed at meeting about Leaving Cert plans
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'Alternative assessment models' discussed at meeting about Leaving Cert plans

May 6th 2020, 3:57 PM 17,657 Views 38 Comments

Most students want the exams to be cancelled, according to a new survey.

# leaving-certificate - Saturday 2 May, 2020

Fianna Fáil says the time has come to cancel the Leaving Cert
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Fianna Fáil says the time has come to cancel the Leaving Cert

May 2nd 2020, 1:19 PM 36,953 Views 48 Comments

The party’s education spokesperson says the uncertainty is causing stress for students and parents.

# leaving-certificate - Friday 1 May, 2020

Schools will not reopen until September but 'it's still the plan' for Leaving Cert students to get two weeks of classes
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Schools will not reopen until September but 'it's still the plan' for Leaving Cert students to get two weeks of classes

May 1st 2020, 7:25 PM 69,207 Views 130 Comments

It is expected that the Leaving Certificate exams will still go ahead from 29 July.

# leaving-certificate - Thursday 23 April, 2020

Poll: Do you agree with the delay of the Leaving Cert exams?
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Poll: Do you agree with the delay of the Leaving Cert exams?

Apr 23rd 2020, 10:43 AM 43,553 Views 53 Comments

71% of parents in one survey were not in favour of deferring the exams to July/August.

Majority of parents surveyed opposed to July/August start for Leaving Cert
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Majority of parents surveyed opposed to July/August start for Leaving Cert

Apr 23rd 2020, 8:51 AM 35,273 Views 40 Comments

29 July has been pencilled in as the most likely date by which the Leaving Cert would start.

# leaving-certificate - Wednesday 18 September, 2019

Almost 3,000 Leaving Cert exam results upgraded during this year's appeals process
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Almost 3,000 Leaving Cert exam results upgraded during this year's appeals process

Sep 18th 2019, 9:23 AM 13,621 Views 13 Comments

Appeal applications were made by 9,049 candidates against 16,965 individual results.

# leaving-certificate - Thursday 15 August, 2019

CAO round one offers are out - so what's next?
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CAO round one offers are out - so what's next?

Aug 15th 2019, 3:00 PM 18,350 Views 3 Comments

Thousands of students received offers for college places today.

# leaving-certificate - Tuesday 13 August, 2019

Latin, Libya and Leitrim: Leaving Cert results by numbers
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Latin, Libya and Leitrim: Leaving Cert results by numbers

Aug 13th 2019, 11:54 AM 40,290 Views 20 Comments

Everyone has got their results, so here are the most important statistics from today.

Q&A: Why are CAO offers earlier this year?
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Q&A: Why are CAO offers earlier this year?

Aug 13th 2019, 6:10 AM 17,259 Views 2 Comments

The CAO timeline has changed quite drastically this year.

# leaving-certificate - Wednesday 5 June, 2019

More than 50,000 students to begin (slightly longer) Leaving Cert exam period with English paper I
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More than 50,000 students to begin (slightly longer) Leaving Cert exam period with English paper I

Jun 5th 2019, 6:00 AM 20,667 Views 8 Comments

The exams commission has introduced new measures to safeguard the wellbeing of Leaving Certificate students.

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