The Department of Education has revealed that 10% of Leaving Cert results were downgraded incorrectly following an independent investigation. Two errors were found in the Calculated Grades process. The first error was a single line of code incorrectly entered by the contractor. The second error was the use of subjects from the Junior Certificate in the calculated grades process, in this case the grade for CSPE was included by mistake. Due to these errors students will now received the correct grade in one or more subjects. It is expected that 6,500 students will be regraded to higher grades, no student will receive a reduced grade. The majority of students will only see an increase in one subject.
Universities, Institutes of Technology, Colleges and Further Education Centres are to reduce the amount of time spent in class, limiting it to lab work and online learning over the next few weeks. The Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science, Simon Harris T.D., made the announcement to day, following a request from the Department of Health.
The Department of Education and Skills has announced the Leaving Certificate results for over 60,000 secondary students. Due to COVID-19 the students did not sit exams. The results come on the completion of a calculated grading system put in place by the department. The Minister for Education, Norma Foley, T.D., congratulated all of the Leaving Cert students who received their results today (7th of September, 2020).
If you were lucky enough to go to the moon, you’d be able to jump six times as high there as you can here on Earth. Try it: jump up and imagine you’re on the moon. Six times further up you’d go (better not look down).
Trinity College Dublin remains Europe's leading third level institution for producing entrepreneurs. Graduates from the University founded more venture-backed companies than graduates from any other European university over the last 12 years. Worldwide Trinity is place 48th according to PitchBook's recently published Universities Report.
The annual BT Young Scientist Award was announced yesterday evening (10/01/2014). Each year the best and brightest young scientists competit to win the covited title. This years winner Paul Clarke, from St. Pauls College in Dublin, won for his project titled "Contributions to Cyclic Graph Theory".