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# Leaving Certificate

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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
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.
Almost 2,600 students to sit postponed Leaving Cert exams from today
Candidates were given the option earlier this year to receive Calculated Grades and/or to sit written exams.
18 students awarded higher marks after more than 12,000 appeals of Calculated Grades
The new results were given to students at 12pm today.
Government confirms independent review of Calculated Grades process will take place
Over 6,000 students received new grades following an error with the system.
6,100 students to get text message this evening upgrading their LC result
The results of the review were announced this evening by the Department of Education.
Students mistakenly awarded higher grades may have 'squeezed out' others from college, Minister concedes
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
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
The cost of the calculated grades system is €160,000.
Leaving Cert students can now find out how their school ranked them against classmates
Students can also apply to sit the postponed exams in November.
First High Court challenge to Leaving Cert calculated grade system
The action is being taken by a student who missed out on a place to study medicine at Trinity College by two points.
Over 50,000 people offered a place in first CAO round as points rise in health, business, teaching
This afternoon’s Round One offers is official confirmation of whether students got their preferred course.
Dublin private school says its students were 'significantly penalised' by Leaving Cert calculated grades process
The Institute of Education wrote to the Taoiseach today claiming its students had been penalised by “the bias” within the process.
The Leaving Cert: When are the results due, and what can we expect?
Leaving Cert calculated grade results are due to be released tomorrow morning at 9am.
Simon Harris: 'We need to drop the snobby attitude that the only way to progress in life is to go to university'
With the Leaving Certificate results out on Monday, the minister said an apprenticeship is a great way to get the career you want.
The Explainer: Leaving Cert results are out on Monday - here's how it'll work
We take a look at how the calculated grades system will work.
Minister 'cannot guarantee' home-schooled teen will get Leaving Cert results by 12 September, court hears
The High Court last week quashed a decision to prevent Elijah Burke availing of the calculated grade system.
Leaving Cert results date: ASTI criticises announcement but says 'at least there's now certainty'
The publication of this year’s results will not be available until 7 September.
Leaving Certificate results to be issued on 7 September, Department of Education confirms
It comes weeks later than the traditional August results day for the Leaving Cert exams.
Over 98% of Leaving Cert students sign up for Calculated Grades system
The deadline to register has been extended until midday tomorrow.
'Extremely worrying': ASTI to discuss legal protection over Leaving Cert grading with government
The ASTI has said that teachers need to be fully protected if there is a legal challenge to calculated grades.
Leaving Cert: Here are the details of the new plan announced by the government
Teachers will provide an estimate of the percentage mark each student is likely to have achieved.
Minister announces Leaving Cert exams cancelled, all students to receive 'calculated grades'
Speculation that the exams would be cancelled has been growing since reports last night.
Memo being brought to Cabinet as speculation about Leaving Cert cancellation mounts
However, concerns have been raised about the legality of predicted grades.
'Alternative assessment models' discussed at meeting about Leaving Cert plans
Most students want the exams to be cancelled, according to a new survey.
Fianna Fáil says the time has come to cancel the Leaving Cert
The party’s education spokesperson says the uncertainty is causing stress for students and parents.
Schools will not reopen until September but 'it's still the plan' for Leaving Cert students to get two weeks of classes
It is expected that the Leaving Certificate exams will still go ahead from 29 July.
Poll: Do you agree with the delay of the Leaving Cert exams?
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
29 July has been pencilled in as the most likely date by which the Leaving Cert would start.
Almost 3,000 Leaving Cert exam results upgraded during this year's appeals process
Appeal applications were made by 9,049 candidates against 16,965 individual results.
CAO round one offers are out - so what's next?
Thousands of students received offers for college places today.
Latin, Libya and Leitrim: Leaving Cert results by numbers
Everyone has got their results, so here are the most important statistics from today.
Q&A: Why are CAO offers earlier this year?
The CAO timeline has changed quite drastically this year.
More than 50,000 students to begin (slightly longer) Leaving Cert exam period with English paper I
The exams commission has introduced new measures to safeguard the wellbeing of Leaving Certificate students.
'They're anxious in ways they wouldn't have been 20 years ago': Teachers say Leaving Cert stress on the rise
As the Leaving Cert begins tomorrow, teachers and education experts are warning of growing anxiety among students.
A senator wants students to get CAO points for sports and social action
“It would especially benefit children from public schools around the country and level the playing pitch for them.”
CAO offers will be out earlier this year after case of student who won High Court judicial review
The changes confirmed by the government come after Rebecca Carter secured a place at UCD following a High Court battle.
Students 'pressured' by new Leaving Cert grade scheme as number sitting higher level exams rises
The Economic and Social Research has carried out an early analysis of the grading scheme.
Two days have been added to the Leaving Cert timetable
The two new days bring the total examination to 15 days in June.
'I was completely panicking': Leaving Cert students at Dublin school taught wrong English text for two years
The mistake was only discovered six days before the students started their exams this year.
Poll: Did your Leaving Cert results play a major role in your life?
Students around the country will be finding out their results this morning.