Features

Time to grieve

June 21, 2019

In May, Minister for Education and Skills, Joe McHugh announced new provisions which would be provided during the June state examinations to students who suffer a close family bereavement during their exams to allow them time to grieve.

Opinion

Has traditional teaching passed its sell-by date?

October 26, 2016

With almost 10,000 leaving certificate exam appeals this year, Opinion Editor Shirley Donlon looks into the difference between leaving certificate education and university education, and argues that perhaps a change is necessary.