Mon, 08 Jun, 2020
Fri, 10 Apr, 2020
71 students were this year denied or refused their results on alleged breaches and suspicion of cheating. Barrister at lawasks why these students are left in limbo due to the absence of effective legislation in this area.
Tue, 27 Aug, 2019
The State Examinations Commission and the Minister for Education and Skills have succeeded in their limited appeals against parts of a High Court decision allowing student Rebecca Carter to take up a place at veterinary medicine at UCD.
Wed, 29 May, 2019
Judgement has been reserved by Court of Appeal in appeals brought by the State Examinations Commission and the Minister for Education and Skills against aspects of a High Court decision allowing student Rebecca Carter to take up veterinary medicine at UCD.
Fri, 12 Apr, 2019
Up to 350 students a year could benefit from sweeping changes to the timing of Leaving Certificate results, college offers, and exam rechecks, which ministers claim will cut three weeks off the exam appeals process.
Fri, 02 Nov, 2018
The State Examinations Commission (SEC) reprinted hundreds of copies of two Junior Cert exam papers for students in the Ennis area after deleting exam content in its response to the tragic double drowning of two Ennis 15-year-olds.
Wed, 13 Jun, 2018
Curriculum and exam setters must ensure a vital skill is not further weakened by guaranteeing that a full algebra question will be asked in a shortened Junior Certificate final exam, the chairman of the Irish Maths Teachers Association has urged.
Tue, 12 Jun, 2018