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# Leaving Cert 2021

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Nearly 1,500 students receive first higher education offer in second CAO round
The CAO released its second round of offers to applicants this morning.
Opinion: If the way we live and work after Covid can be reformed, why not education too?
It’s an ideal time to reform the Irish educational system, writes Emma DeSouza.
Leaving Cert student: Is the 2021 CAO fiasco proof that the 'points race' has been run?
Luke Heffernan missed out on his dream course this year – he feels the ‘points race’ is redundant.
'Inevitable' that points for most courses will increase due to record-breaking Leaving Cert results
The chair of the CAO says grade inflation seen in the last two years is ‘unfair’ to students who deferred college in 2019.
Leaving Cert: Here's when all the CAO offers will be released – and when they must be accepted
Round one offers will be released next Tuesday.
Leaving Cert students praised for ‘resilience and goodwill’ ahead of exams
The written exams start on Wednesday and run until 29 June.
Schools allocated supports to appoint aides to oversee Leaving Certificate admin for 50 days
The aides’ role is to support the school in planning and running exams and accredited grades.
Parents say lockdown had a negative impact on learning of students due to sit the Leaving Cert next year
The survey from the CSO gives an insight into parents concerns as the academic year begins.