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Junior & Leaving Cert 2022: What's new
In August of 2021, the Department of Education announced that a number of adjustments were to be implicated on 2022 written examinations to allow for the disruptions caused by the pandemic. On the 8th of February 2022, it was announced that further changes were being made to the written exams to give 2022 exam students a fair chance.  You can find out all you need ...
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Podcast: Tips for Unseen Poetry
Because students often dismiss it as unimportant, Unseen Poetry is one of the worst answered sections on the English paper. But with practice, it's very doable to perform well in the Unseen Poetry section. Moreover - because it's the one part of the paper you can't prepare for - the marking scheme is very generous. English teacher Peter Tobin is here to help...
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Podcast: Tips for the Comparative
Did you know that historically, the Comparative is one of the worst-answered questions on the entire English paper? We've teamed up with Leaving Cert English teacher, Peter Tobin, to bring you another podcast, aimed at helping you improve your Leaving Cert English grade. Listen to Peter as he takes a look at the comparative, how it should be approached, what to...
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Podcast: Tips for studying more in less time
When exams are coming closer there's one thing on a lot of students' minds... 'I have so much to study and I don't have enough time!' But this podcast isn't just about how to prioritise your work and get the most out of your limited time, it's about how to drive your own motivation and study smarter. These are tips that you can benefit from rega...
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Extra Subjects: Answers to 5 Common Questions
Every year, many Junior Cycle and Leaving Certificate students take on extra subjects for their exams. If you’re interested in doing an extra subject, here are answers to some of the most common questions you might have. How can I find an extra subject class? Here are three ways you can find extra subject classes: Sometimes schools that offer extra subje...
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Extra Subjects: 5 Things You Need to Know
From Computer Science to Japanese, there are many extra subjects available for Junior Cycle and Leaving Certificate students. Doing an extra subject can be a brilliant way to expand your knowledge, meet new people and even get some extra CAO points. In this blog, we go through what you need to know in order to succeed in an extra subject. Motivation Unfortunately, you c...