Peter Mcguire

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Leaving Cert students prepare for their exams at Sutton Park School, Sutton, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Students and teachers have said the Leaving Cert higher-level Irish paper two was fair and manageable. John Gavin, founder of LeavingCertIrish.com, (...)

Leaving Cert students and teachers broadly welcomed the first of the two higher and ordinary level Irish papers, describing them as fair, accessible and approachable. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times.

Leaving Cert students and teachers broadly welcomed the first of the two higher and ordinary level Irish papers, describing them as fair, accessible (...)

Leaving Cert maths paper 2 took place today. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

The second higher-level maths paper was more challenging for students than paper one, with another surprising no-show for financial maths on both the (...)

Leaving Cert students begin their first exam – English paper one – at Sutton Park School, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

The late actor Chadwick Boseman played a starring role in the first State written exam for almost two years, as just under 40,000 students sat diverse(...)

John Kevin Malone, Aoife Walsh, Kevin Holland, Ava O’Shea, Ciarán Kehoe and Tori Douglas, Leaving Cert students at Castlecomer Community School, Co Kilkenny.  Photograph: Laura Hutton/The Irish Times

There’s never been a Leaving Cert like this. Students have missed almost six months of school and the class of 2021, all clad in masks, have the choic(...)

Following the return of on-campus education, many universities will retain elements of online or distant learning in their delivery model.

Dublin City University What they use: A range of digital tools and platforms as part of Loop, with Moodle at the core. Zoom for live teaching, Mahar(...)

Distance learning was built into DCU’s DNA from the very beginning, long before the internet arrived in Ireland

Dublin City University What they use: A range of digital tools and platforms as part of Loop, with Moodle at the core. Zoom for live teaching, M(...)

Many of us are suffering from “Zoom gloom” and, keen to start seeing each other face to face again, simply done with being online. Photograph: iStock

You’re frozen. You’re back. Sorry, what was that? Whether you’re using Google Meet, Microsoft Teams, Zoom, or one of the many other video-conferencin(...)

Distance learning was built into DCU’s DNA from the very beginning, long before the internet arrived in Ireland

  Dublin City University What they use A range of digital tools and platforms as part of Loop, with Moodle at the core. Zoom for live teaching(...)

Online learning can be far more engaging than sitting in a lecture hall. Photograph: iStock

Relationships are central to the third-level experience. The pandemic, however, ripped them away, making it more difficult for many students to get t(...)

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