# state-exams - Sunday 18 August, 2013
Some of your loved ones might be awaiting a college offer – through a system that mightn’t make sense to many. Here’s our crash course.
# state-exams - Friday 16 August, 2013
The exam scripts were held back with a further 25 ‘provisionally withheld pending communication’ with students.
# state-exams - Wednesday 14 August, 2013
“It doesn’t matter”… “I did crap and look at me”… KEEP IT TO YOURSELVES!
There has been a sharp rise in the number of students sitting Higher Level Maths – and the percentage of them getting the top grades.
# state-exams - Friday 21 June, 2013
The minister says the SEC has two jobs now: to ensure no student suffers as a result of the error, and to stop it recurring.
# state-exams - Wednesday 12 June, 2013
Warning: the following article contains trigonometry.
# state-exams - Tuesday 11 June, 2013
Science minister Sean Sherlock believes the State Examinations Commission will ensure no student loses out over the error.
# state-exams - Monday 10 June, 2013
The English version of a Maths question mistakenly inserted an extra number – which meant two answers are possible.
# state-exams - Wednesday 5 June, 2013
“Only 2 hours, 46 minutes until it’s over”
We really hate it when sport and state exams clash.
# state-exams - Tuesday 4 June, 2013
The National Association of Principals and Deputy Principals given a list of tips to help students perform well during exam time.
# state-exams - Thursday 4 October, 2012
Reforms announced by Ruairí Quinn this afternoon replace terminal exams with continual assessment – with the terminal exams scrapped altogether by 2020.
# state-exams - Friday 14 September, 2012
Only the stereotypically male strongholds of Maths and Metalwork see boys have a higher proportion of A grades than girls.
# state-exams - Wednesday 15 August, 2012
Almost 56,000 students will be getting their results today – but do Leaving Cert results affect your future?
Leaving Cert results are being issued to over 55,800 students around Ireland today.
# state-exams - Tuesday 14 August, 2012
Guidance counsellors will be manning the 2012 Exam Helpline to provide information for students, parents and teachers.
# state-exams - Monday 30 July, 2012
Delegates to Young Fine Gael’s summer school pass a motion saying teachers’ summers should be spent correcting papers.
# state-exams - Tuesday 12 June, 2012
A version of tomorrow’s Leaving Cert honours History paper has appeared online – but the SEC says it’s not the real deal.
# state-exams - Saturday 9 June, 2012
CDs for the Leaving Cert Irish exam were inadvertently played at some Junior Cert exam papers yesterday. The Department of Education says an investigation is underway.
# state-exams - Wednesday 6 June, 2012
The theme for today’s higher level paper was Memories.
Stress tests have a different meaning today for more than 116,000 third and sixth year students.
# state-exams - Monday 4 June, 2012
# state-exams - Friday 1 June, 2012
Over 50,000 students, 13 days, 3.1 million exam papers, 105 subjects. Shudder.
# state-exams - Sunday 5 February, 2012
A notice posted on Adverts.ie is offering free notes for several Leaving Cert subjects.
# state-exams - Thursday 3 November, 2011
Minister of Education gives his approval to NCCA’s proposals to change the focus of the Junior Cert from rote learning and state exams.
# state-exams - Friday 21 October, 2011
Minister for Education Ruairí Quinn has said the introduction of a limit on subjects for Junior Cert students will not be rolled out until 2014.
# state-exams - Monday 8 August, 2011
Teachers who choose to mark exam papers during the summer are paid extra on top of their salaries. There are calls for the bonus payments system to be reviewed.
# state-exams - Saturday 9 July, 2011
Students will be limited to eight exam subjects so that they have more time to devote to literacy and numeracy skills.
# state-exams - Friday 10 June, 2011
Students in the Leaving and Junior Cert will both face papers on Maths and Geography today ahead of a welcomed weekend.
# state-exams - Wednesday 8 June, 2011
However much preparation goes in to the exams, the least likely things can happen…