Tag: CAO
3 days ago
irishtimes.com

College applicants must wait until September 8th for CAO offers

Many applying abroad will have to accept places before knowing if they have a place in an Irish university

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21 days ago
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More than 1,000 new CAO places to be created to ease points race

Simon Harris to seek Cabinet approval for extra capacity in nursing, construction, climate and social care college co...

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about 1 month ago
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College places to be ring-fenced outside CAO points race in plan to ‘unify’ third level

Simon Harris announces details of plans to create a ‘unified’ third level system

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about 1 month ago
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Examiner shortage emerges just weeks before Leaving Cert

Marking fees for teachers increased by 50% or more in effort to attract more applicants

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about 1 month ago
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Universities want Leaving Cert moved to May to ease pressure on students

Results delay risks chaos finding accommodation or studying abroad, students warn

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about 1 month ago
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Uncertainty around date for Leaving Cert results ‘unsatisfactory’, says CAO

Concern Leaving Cert results will be delayed this year due to second exam sitting

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about 1 month ago
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Leaving Cert results may be late, with fears of knock-on problems

Colleges fear delay to new academic year and last-minute scramble for accommodation

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about 2 months ago
irishtimes.com

Q&A: What’s this about CAO points again reaching last year’s dizzying heights?

Last year saw very strong Leaving Cert grades and high CAO applications. A similar pattern is expected this year

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about 2 months ago
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CAO points 'highly likely' to hit last year’s record high

Many college places set to be awarded on basis of random selection, records show

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about 2 months ago
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New university places lead to sharp fall in uptake of PLC courses

Proposal for extra third level funding and fee cuts to be considered by Cabinet

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about 2 months ago
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Students could earn CAO points for wider skills under new reforms

School leaders support move to reward team work and communication skills

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2 months ago
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More college places may be made available outside CAO points system

Harris to tell teacher conference of plans to boost pathways for access to third level

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3 months ago
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Major changes to Leaving Cert will see students sit some exams in fifth year

Teacher-based assessment to feature with greater emphasis on project work from 2024

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4 months ago
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CAO 2022: Steep decrease in applications for nursing and health-related courses

Business, law and science slip too, while arts, environment and languages rise

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6 months ago
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State exams body ‘advancing preparations’ for Leaving Cert exams

Students' group says State exams cannot go ahead as plans due to Covid disruption

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8 months ago
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Leaving Cert reform envisages ‘curriculum for all’ recognising broader student skills

Advisory report seeks to strike a balance between conservation and change

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8 months ago
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College entry to be based on wider range of students’ skills

Report on Leaving Cert reform envisages continual assessment, projects and modules

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8 months ago
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Revamped CAO website including all third-level options due to go live

Initiative aims for more inclusive approach, with site featuring apprenticeships

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8 months ago
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CAO system must change to reflect wider range of students’ skills – Harris

Universities ‘won’t get additional funding’ unless they broaden entry routes

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9 months ago
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Single portal for CAO and further education options to open from next month

Service will help students look beyond ‘obsession’ with Leaving Cert points race

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9 months ago
metro.co.uk

Mark Selby hails 'great player' Cao Yupeng after Northern Ireland Open classic

'Great to see him performing like we know he can.'

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9 months ago
irishtimes.com

Just 410 Leaving Cert students get upgrades following rechecks

Low number reflects limited nature of appeals process for teacher-assessed grades

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9 months ago
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Up to 750 students did not get college offers due to errors in CAO applications

Students who amended their submissions in time were eligible for later rounds

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9 months ago
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Leaving Cert students’ stress levels ‘virtually disappeared’ due to assessments

School managers say there is a ‘compelling’ case for reform of our ‘dated’ senior cycle

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9 months ago
irishmirror.ie

Leaving Cert 2021: More than 3,000 students get CAO offer in Round Two

Some 55,221 students received a CAO offer in Round One - but just half received an offer of a place on their first ch...

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9 months ago
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Thousands of college applicants receive fresh offers

Just over 1,450 college hopefuls who missed out in first round have now received an offer

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10 months ago
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College after Covid: what to expect

Vaccine certs, pre-booked library seats; it’s college, but not as you know it

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10 months ago
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Students left without college offers due to errors or omissions in their CAO applications

CAO says it gave applicants ample opportunities to correct their details

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10 months ago
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Grade inflation set to end for next year’s Leaving Cert, says Foley

Return to traditional exams will see grades back at normal levels after record highs

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10 months ago
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Call to tackle ‘cruel’ grade inflation as college points hit new high

Some students with maximum points failed to get their first choice of college course

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10 months ago
independent.ie

CAO offers 2021: Even perfect Leaving Cert scores may not be enough to get some high-flying stude...

A Leaving Cert student who got a bumper haul of 625 points was turned down for entry to Manchester University due to ...

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10 months ago
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Grade inflation fuels cruel CAO process this year. Is there a way back?

‘We should go back to grade profiles in pre-Covid times ... it’s the fairest way, all round’

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10 months ago
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Record-breaking grades and high demand see significant rise in CAO points requirements

Dozens of students with more than 600 points miss out on preferred programmes

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10 months ago
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Grade inflation drives CAO points to record highs for many college courses

Many students with more than 600 points miss out on preferred programmes

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10 months ago
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High-scoring Leaving Cert students may miss out on preferred CAO courses

Points for high-demand courses set to surge on record-breaking results during pandemic

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10 months ago
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Most CAO applicants likely to get one of their top-three choices despite points rise

Government’s 4,600 extra college places aimed at easing admissions race

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10 months ago
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Colleges expect spike in random selection

High-points courses in health, law, pharmacy and science most likely to be affected

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10 months ago
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Record-breaking results a ‘reward’ for this year’s Leaving Certs, says Foley

Grades climb to a record high with a sharp increase in the students securing top awards

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10 months ago
independent.ie

Revamp of online CAO system to allow school leavers apply for apprenticeships and training schemes

A major shake-up of the Central Applications Office (CAO) system will make it easier for students to apply for appren...

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11 months ago
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Q&A: Will record A-level give UK students the edge in CAO points race?

More than half of A-level entries in Northern Ireland have been awarded top grades

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