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Leaving Cert. Points Statistics 2004 - 2016

The  table below shows the percentage of students who obtained lc stats
various ranges of points in 2016 and in previous years.
NB:  Table does not include Maths Bonus





Entries invited for Young Scientist Exhibition 2017

btys 2017The BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition will take place from 11th to 14th January 2017.  Schools are asked to encourage as many students as possible to get involved.
Proposals from students are due by September 28th, 2016.  Projects can be about anything from sport to social media, as long as they fit simple criteria.
For more details and registration visit


Minister appoints new Board of NCSE

The Minister for Education & Skills, Richard Bruton TD, has announced appointments NCSE
to the National Council for Special Education (NCSE) for 2016 - 2018.
The 13 member Council will be chaired by Eamon Stack, former Chief Inspector DES.
For full details click here


ESHA Online Magazine July 2016

Leadership at all levels is the theme of the July issue of the ESHA online magazine.  esha
NAPD Director Clive Byrne writes on helping the school leader to be responsible for the educational outcomes of the students.  
Entrepreneurial Competencies for School Leaders - The Finnish approach is another article of interest.

To read  / download the magazine click here




Vacancies in the young social Innovators Team

Young Social Innovators intend to appoint a Training & Development Manager and an YSI
Operations Administrator to join their team to provide programmes, resources and supports to young people and educators.  
For details click here


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