Exam stress bites as students await Leaving Cert start date
A survey of 28,000 students earlier this month showed 49 per cent wanted the Leaving Cert cancelled, but the Department of Education is adamant it will go ahead
When Leah Byrne heard that her Leaving Certificate exams would be postponed until late summer, she struggled to hold back the tears.
“I got really upset watching the news at home. My parents said ‘it’s a good thing’, but the uncertainty is still there, in the sense that we don’t have dates and we don’t really know what is going to happen. They are saying that they’re hoping it will all go ahead by July,...
Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!
All Digital Access + eReader
Unlimited Access for 1 Month, €19.99 Monthly thereafter
*New subscribers only
€149 For the 1st Year
Unlimited Access for 1 Year
90 Day Pass
Unlimited Access for 2 Years
Get a Business Account for you and your team
HSE to recruit healthcare apprentices as part of new strategy
Move comes as part of broader shake-up of apprenticeship system amid concerns of too much focus on university courses
Ibec plans move into third-level education with new food master’s degree
The organisation’s food and drink association will launch a full master’s degree in food sustainability by January 2022
Linda Doyle elected first-ever female provost of TCD
Doyle defeated fellow academics Linda Hogan and Jane Ohlmeyer to the ten-year position
Trinity could survive without state funding, provost says
Outgoing head of college, which gets 40 per cent of its revenue from government, says independence and autonomy of universities must be maintained