Preparation is half the battle in discovering the true nature of a college or course. Research the courses it offers before your visit a college or it(...)

“As teacher supply and demand is a complex issue, all stakeholders need to come together if we are going to come up with feasible solutions that will have impact” -  Tomás Ó Ruairc. File photograph: iStockPhoto

In the Irish Times last week, Brian Mooney highlighted a number of issues that are impacting on the supply of teachers into the future. At the Teachi(...)

While this year’s figures show greater participation across most higher level Junior Cert subjects, the number of students getting As is down significantly. Photograph:  Niall Carson/PA Wire

Results for the Junior Certificate examinations show a significant drop in the number of students performing at the very highest level across a broad (...)

Ryan Bell, student of Oatlands College, Stillorgan. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

A Dublin student is hoping to have his Leaving Cert record amended after it emerged he was only awarded a H3 in mathematics despite scoring 99 per cen(...)

Round two offers are available to view on the CAO website from 6am on Thursday. Photograph: Getty images

Click here to download a PDF of the CAO’s 2017 Round Two offers: Click here to download a PDF of (...)

There are plenty of options available to those who take a different route and  explore other areas. Photograph: iStockphoto/Getty Images

It is worth taking time to think about your post-school options as there are a myriad of routes into quality employment, not all through the CAO. Con(...)

Checking the CAO first round offers .Photograph: Cyril Byrne

If you accepted a college place this week, then congratulations are in order. You will receive a pack from the institution in question with details of(...)

Entry to the degree course in business and law in UCD is up nine points, to 529. Photograph: Alan Betson

Click here to download a PDF of the CAO’s 2017 Round One offers: The confidence engendered by the growing streng(...)

Securing the college place on offer is simplicity itself and will take less than a minute. Photograph: iStockphoto/Getty Images

Wherever you are in the world, when you log into your CAO file this morning, you will have the option of accepting one of the two possible offers pres(...)

The changes introduced to the Leaving Cert in these three core subjects over recent years, such as the allocation of 40 per cent of marks for the oral Irish component, and the awarding of bonus points in maths, has resulted in substantial increases in higher level participation Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The introduction of a new marking system for the Leaving Certificate this year has resulted in students taking subjects at higher level in greater num(...)