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The Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme (LCVP) is a senior cycle Programme of the Department of Education & Science, designed to give a strong vocational dimension to the Leaving Certificate (established). The strong vocational focus of the LCVP is achieved by arranging Leaving Certificate subjects into Vocational Subject Groupings (see Table below) and through the provision...Read more
What is the Leaving Certificate Applied?The Leaving Certificate Applied is a distinct stand-alone, two-year programme aimed at preparing students for adult and working life. The programme puts an emphasis on forms of achievement and excellence, which the traditional Leaving Certificate has not recognised in the past. Assessment for the programme is a combination of continuous assessment...
The Leaving Certificate (Established) programme offers students a broad and balanced education while allowing for some specialisation. The certificate is used for the purposes of selection into further education, employment, training and higher education. The examination is the terminal examination of post-primary education. It is held at the end of the Senior Cycle in post-primary schools....Read more
The Transition Year Programme was reintroduced across the country in the mid 1990s. It's overall mission is to promote the personal, social, educational and vocational development of students. The Transition Year Programme at Riversdale continues to provide students with a solid foundation for the Leaving Certificate course. It provides students with space in which to...Read more