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Points for courses are likely to increase this year following record breaking results. Overall grade inflation was up 2.6 percent on 2020. Almost a quarter of students taking higher level chemistry got H1 grades, double the average in the years 2017 to 2019. Anthony Carty is Principal of St. Mary’s…

Leaving Cert students will be able to review how their grades were worked out today. Details will be available on the Student Portal, which opens at 9 this morning. The grades were given initially by their teachers and then an overall grade was awarded by an algorithm. Those who are…

The Leaving Certificate Oral exams will no longer go ahead as scheduled. The language tests were due to get underway on Monday March 23rd. Education Minister and Donegal TD Joe McHugh says his department is working to reschedule the oral exams for as soon as students return to school: https://filedn.com/lglCaxamfnlV2gaMY6rU7tH/News%20Clips%202019-20/17updmchugh-virus-schools-add-clip-n.mp3

The almost 3400 Leaving Cert students in the North West who are getting their Leaving Cert results this morning are being urged not to compare points required for courses this year to last year. For those hoping to on to third level, the first-round CAO offers will come out on…

Students at a school in the North West say they are relieved to have the first exam out of the way. More than seven thousand pupils at schools in Sligo, Leitrim and Donegal have now finished the first English paper this morning. For junior certs it was a new and…

A total of seven thousand students will begin their state exams in schools across Sligo, Leitrim and Donegal tomorrow. In County Sligo, 800 students will sit the junior certificate, with a similar number taking the leaving certificate. In County Leitrim, 500 junior certificate students will sit their first state exams…