Institute of Education Study Notes

Wednesday, 12th December, 2018

Higher Options 2018: Sample Notes

We had a busy few days at The Irish Times Higher Options event in the RDS in September. It was great to meet and chat with so many students over the three days. The sample Leaving Cert notes that we gave out were so popular that we ran out of many. You can download some […]

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CAO 1st round offers 2018

The 1st round CAO offers are out today! If you’re not sure what to do with your offer then watch the video below with our Guidance Counsellor Mary Dorgan for some helpful advice:

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Leaving Cert results 2018- what are my options?

The Leaving Cert results are out today! We hope everyone got the results they were hoping for. If not, don’t panic. Our career guidance counsellor Mary Dorgan has some advice on viewing and rechecking your scripts:

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Applied Maths (H): Difficult twists and turns in almost every question

Reaction to Leaving Certificate 2018 Applied Maths (Higher Level) by Hilary Dorgan, Applied Maths teacher at The Institute of Education. Similar to recent years, the Higher Level Applied Maths paper presented difficult twists and turns in almost every question. In one way, you would have to compliment the setter for coming up with new ways […]

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Economics (H): One of the most student friendly papers in years

Reaction to Leaving Certificate 2018 Economics (Higher Level) by Ray O’Loughlin, Economics teacher at The Institute of Education. One of the nicest, most student friendly economics papers in years. A very fair examination of the syllabus. There was an equal split of micro and macro topics, which students will have liked. Section A: Short Questions […]

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DCG (H): Students will be very happy with this paper

Reaction to Leaving Certificate 2018 Design & Communication Graphics (Higher Level) by Pat Murphy, DCG teacher at The Institute of Education. Students will be very happy with this paper. The DCG exam paper presented some very interesting, real life applications of geometry, such as architectural bridges and containers for plants. Section A was very straight […]

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