education10% of all Leaving Results downgraded incorrectly
Wednesday September 30, 2020

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.

educationFurther Education To Reduce Time Spent in Class
Friday September 25, 2020

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.

educationLeaving Cert 2020 Announced
Monday September 07, 2020

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).

educationCurious Kids: how high could I jump on the moon?
Friday August 30, 2019

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).

educationTrinty Entrepeneurs
Thursday September 07, 2017

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.

educationBT Young Scientist Announced
Saturday January 11, 2014

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".