New Leaving Cert points system explained


A new CAO points scale for students sitting the Leaving Certificate in 2017 was unveiled in September. From 2017 onwards, Leaving Cert students will be able to achieve eight different grades rather than the current 14. The new grades are H1-H8 for Higher Level and O1-O2 for Ordinary Level.

In this video Mary Dorgan, Guidance Counsellor at The Institute of Education, Dublin explains how the new system will work.