Junior Cert

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All Leaving Cert and Leaving Cert Applied students are required to register by 10pm on Thursday for their calculated grades.

How do I apply to receive my calculated grades? All Leaving Cert and Leaving Cert Applied students are required to register on gov.ie/leavingcertifi(...)

Teachers’ unions and principals were consulting with the Department  on Tuesday over the final details of the official guidance which is due to be issued to thousands of teachers in the country’s 700-plus secondary schools this week. Photograph: Mark Stedman/RollingNews.ie

Teachers will be directed to declare conflicts of interest when grading Leaving Cert students who are close family members under official guidance to (...)

Grading the Leaving Cert

Sir, – While cancelling the August Leaving Cert exam was the correct decision, the predictive grade model that has been proposed is seriously flawed. (...)

Leaving Cert 2020: There are sure to be losers in this teacher-based assessment process. File photograph: The Irish Times

Second-level teachers will have weeks to determine the “calculated grade” each student will secure in a school-based, nationally standardised, assessm(...)

Students will not have to choose between predicted grades and written exams. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Am I better off opting for written Leaving Cert exams in the coming months or predicted grades? Students won’t have to choose between the two. All Le(...)

The plans, say sources, involve using a combination of students’ in-school assessments, Junior Cert exams and rank ordering in class. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Tens of thousands of students and their parents have been clamouring in recent days for the Leaving Cert exams to be cancelled and replaced with predi(...)

Department fo Education sources say option of awarding grades to students in the absence of exams will be discussedPhotograph: Eric Luke

Teachers’ unions have voiced concerns with Department of Education officials about the health implications for members if the Leaving Cert goes ahead (...)

The minimum entry requirement for apprenticeships  – managed through the State training agency Solas  – is for a a learner to have achieved the Junior Cert/Junior Cycle. Photograph: iStock

My son in third year has always wanted to be an electrician and is determined to leave school before the Leaving Cert and start an apprenticeship. Giv(...)

Junior cycle exams proposed for September look set to be abandoned in favour of school-based assessments during May, according to well-placed sources. File image: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Hundreds of thousands of Junior Cycle exam scripts are unlikely to be used under revised plans to hold school-based assessments for students in school(...)

If after further weeks online and back in school it’s not possible to hold exams, what’s plan B? For everybody’s sanity a further extension is simply not an option. File photograph: David Jones/PA Wire

The Minister for Education has had to make difficult decisions to provide certainty to Leaving Cert students, postponing exams to August. By August we(...)

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