Just received some info about rte’s exam site – well worth checking out people…
The RTÉ 2fm Leaving Certificate exam series, Countdown to 306 in association with brainfood.ie, returns on Monday 25th May. Evelyn O’Rourke is back to present her nightly one-hour exam preparation programme on the build up to 2009’s exams. As well as advice for students and parents on dealing with exam pressure, a panel of experts will also be in studio to answer any questions relating to this year’s syllabus, exam preparation, exam questions and much more.
Every night the programme will tackle a range of subjects from the Leaving Certificate curriculum with experts answering questions from students. Presented by Gerry Ryan Show reporter Evelyn O’Rourke Countdown to 306 is the essential guide to help students and parents through the exams! With Leaving Certificate exams starting on the 3 June, this 15 show series has it all wrapped up!
Once the exams begin on Wednesday 3rd June, the show will focus on reviewing each of that day’s papers as well as offering an in-depth preview of the following day’s papers. This is a three week series which will also cover important CAO advice.
This year the exam programme has developed a new one stop shop website www.rte.ie/exams with podcasts, audio, video and tips to help all students. It also features an Ask the Expert section, Leaving Cert blogs and even an exam preparation playlist for your iPod! Last years series received over 50,000 downloads.
From Monday 25 May, 7pm to 8pm nightly, tune in! The best excuse for listening to the radio while you study!