Call for Leaving Cert oral exams to be conducted during Easter break

There have been calls for teachers to carry out Leaving Certificate oral examinations during the Easter break - due to concerns over a shortage of state examiners.

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Decision day for Leaving Certs as CAO deadline approaches

It is decision day for thousands of secondary school students thinking of going to college.

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PLC courses poorly connected to labour market requirements - report

A report into Post Leaving Cert courses finds that the sector is poorly connected to the requirements labour market.

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First computer science Leaving Cert exam set for 2020

Students at 40 schools will take the first computerised Leaving Certificate exam in 2020.

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PE to become Leaving Cert subject from September

Secondary schools students will be able to study PE as a Leaving Cert subject from September.

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Boys more likely to be caught cheating during Leaving Cert

Boys are more than twice as likely as girls to get caught cheating in the Leaving Cert.

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Points fall as over 52,000 college places offered

The points needed to study most third-level degrees have fallen again, but it is unclear yet if Leaving Certificate grading and CAO reforms are the main reason.

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High-scoring student managed to write play while studying 6 days a week for Leaving Cert

Dublin schools have cleaned up with seven out of 13 students receiving eight H1's in today's Leaving Cert results.

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Leaving Cert results: Major shift in CAO points unlikely

The effects of new Leaving Certificate grades and college entry points will be assessed before further reforms are undertaken, one of the key figures behind the changes has assured students and parents, writes Niall Murray.

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Leaving Cert results: Number taking higher papers up 3.2%

Big jumps in the numbers taking higher level papers across most subjects have resulted almost directly from changes to the college entry points system, writes Niall Murray.

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Raise a badly needed smile with a Leaving Cert card

The summer is drawing to a close but things could still be worse ... 

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Are you uncertain about your Leaving Cert results and what they mean for you?

The Exam Helpline will be available this year for all Leaving Certificate students queries.

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