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General School News, Parents Association / 28 July 2019
State Examinations Candidate Self Service Portal

State Examinations Candidate Self Service Portal

In line with changes required to bring about the earlier issue of results of the Leaving Certificate appeals, the State Examinations Commission (SEC) has developed a Candidate Self Service Portal for Leaving Certificate and Leaving Certificate Applied candidates.

The Candidate Self Service Portal is an extension of the SEC’s online results service and as well as providing access to results online it will also allow you to apply to view scripts, to access component marks, to view your scripts in subjects that are being marked online this year, to make an appeal application and to access your appeal results.

https://www.examinations.ie/candidate-portal/

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Subject Blogs, Wellbeing, General School News, Parents Association, Student Council / 15 July 2019
Consultation on Relationships and Sexuality Education (RSE) by the National Council for Curriculum and Assessment (NCCA)

Consultation on Relationships and Sexuality Education (RSE) by the National Council for Curriculum and Assessment (NCCA)

The review of Relationships and Sexuality Education (RSE) took place between June 2018 and March 2019. It was successful in gathering the views of a wide range of stakeholders, demonstrating the level of interest in this aspect of education. We are now engaging in consultation to ensure the findings and related draft advice is reflective of the needs of students, schools and parents.

The NCCA would like you to consider the findings and the draft advice contained in the draft Report and to submit your views.

You can find the draft Report here.
You can find the summary of the draft Report here.

Please submit your views via the online survey here.
Or make a written submission using this template and emailing your response to RSEreview@ncca.ie.

The deadline for completing the survey or emailing a written submission is Friday 25th October 2019. After this phase of consultation is complete, a final report containing the advice for future directions will be completed and issued to the Minister for Education and Skills.

The NCCA wishes to thank the organisations, individuals and schools who have participated in the review to date.

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General School News, Career Guidance / 29 April 2019
Launch of Report of Independent Review of Career Guidance Tools and Information

Launch of Report of Independent Review of Career Guidance Tools and Information

The Minister for Education and Skills Joe McHugh T.D. together with the Minister of State for Higher Education Mary Mitchell O’Connor T.D. and Minister of State for Training, Skills, Innovation, Research and Development John Halligan T.D. launched the Report of the Independent Review of Career Guidance Tools and Information on Wednesday, 24th April. 

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