Peter Mcguire

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A question on the Roman army, which featured on the higher level classics paper, was quite difficult in comparison to some other topics. Photograph: iStockphoto

A question on the Roman army, which featured on the higher level classics paper, was quite difficult in comparison to some other topics, according to (...)

The higher-level German paper was in line with expectations although there were one or two challenging items in the letter, according to Fiona Healy, (...)

Niamh Whitty, Rachel O’Connor and Nicole Cadogan who just completed the Leaving Cert German paper at St. Mary’s Secondary School, New Ross, Co Wexford. Photograph: Patrick Browne

Students struggled with a tricky accent on the German listening exam, but the paper was otherwise very manageable, according to teachers. Orla Ní Shú(...)

This year’s higher-level maths paper was said to be demanding. File photograph: iStock

The second of this year’s higher-level maths papers was very demanding, with some especially tough parts and a nasty surprise, according to teachers. (...)

Some students may have been thrown by unfamiliar terms on this year’s higher level geography paper, according to Valerie Redmond, a teacher at Present(...)

Connemara Maths Academy, in Delphi Resort on the Wild Atlantic Way, attract children from all over the world.
Summer of science

Summer is coming and, with it, parents will scramble to find ways to keep the kids busy. Increasingly, parents don’t just want the children out of the(...)

The Insight Centre for Data Analytics.

Our attitude to science, technology, engineering and maths (Stem) has completely transformed over the past decade. As the last recession started to bi(...)

Aaron Dunne from DCU pictured show an VR machine to Antonelle Ferrecchia EU Programme manager for Insight.

Science education has come a long way. Before the primary school’s last major revision, almost 20 years ago, science education was patchy at best whil(...)

Remember that third level is not like most schools, and the onus is on you to be self-motivated and self-aware. Photograph: iStock

Picking a college course can feel like the biggest decision a student has ever made. At this point, many will have a clear idea of what they want to d(...)

Law graduates will come out with a really valued degree and the ability to find imaginative ways around seemingly intractable problems.

A law degree arms graduates with a particular set of abilities. Law graduates are highly valued for their research, analytical and problem-solving ski(...)

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