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Students need a decision on what form the junior and leaving certs will take this year. Another meeting is taking place between the Department of Education and stakeholders today to consider the options. The Irish Second-Level Students Union wants calculated grades and scaled-back exams. Sligo/Leitrim Labour Spokesperson, John Davey, says…

A North West based Secondary school vice-Principal says the leaving cert examinations should could go ahead in the local region this summer.   There are reports today suggesting the examinations could be staged at the tail-end of the summer or in the autumn as the government believes it’s unlikely the…

The Leaving Cert and Junior Cert oral and practical exams have been cancelled because of the coronavirus outbreak. Students will be awarded full marks for the exams, which were due to start on Monday. It’s been a little under a week since schools closed in an attempt to stop the…

Students across the north west begin their Leaving and Junior Cert exams today. Over the next two to three weeks, more than 54-thousand will sit the Leaving Cert and almost 63-thousand will sit the Junior Cert across the country. English and CSPE are first up at junior cycle today, while…

With more than 3,600 Junior Cert pupils in the north west getting their exam results today, schools throughout the region say they want those celebrating tonight to be stay safe and act sensibly. It comes amid increasing concern about the use of alcohol, including among teenagers who are under the…

Over three thousand six hundred pupils at schools in the North West are among those getting their Junior Cert results this morning. Over 2400 students in county Donegal, over 700 in county Sligo and 480 pupils in county Leitrim sat the exams. The overall numbers nationally increased by 2.3% on…

No filming will be taking place in the Ballast Quay Finisklin road today at exam times. It follows some congestion and subsequent stress caused to exams students trying to access the Ursuline College for their two o’clock paper yesterday afternoon. Parents told Ocean FM that they had problems accessing the…