The Dublin Academy of Education is running Revision Courses from 30th December – 10th January.*

Students who attend these courses will receive:

> Multiple booklets of our H1 study notes.

> Over six hours of expert tuition with some of Ireland’s most dedicated and passionate teachers per subject.

> Past and probable exam questions that are likely to appear in this year’s State Examinations.

Our Christmas Courses also include a special one-on-one service to all students, for a period of time before or after every class. This is a specialised, individual service, which we encourage all our students to take advantage of.

Our sole purpose is to maximise students’ CAO points, so with only five months left until the exams, don’t miss out on your chance to maximise grades. Join the hundreds of students already ensuring that they get enough points for their dream college course.

All courses take place at The Dublin Academy of Education, Stillorgan Plaza, Lower Kilmacud Road, Dublin.

Note: These courses will book out, so early booking is crucial.

* There will be no classes on Wednesday 1st January 2020.

  • Please note, no classes take place on Wednesday 1st January 2020.
BusinessHMon 30th Dec - Sat 4th Jan*12:30pm - 1:45pmStillorgan
EnglishHMon 30th Dec - Sat 4th Jan*12:30pm - 1:45pmStillorgan
EnglishHMon 30th Dec - Sat 4th Jan*2:15pm - 3:30pmStillorgan
FrenchHMon 30th Dec - Sat 4th Jan*10:45am - 12:00pmStillorgan
IrishHMon 30th Dec - Sat 4th Jan*10:45am - 12:00pmStillorgan
MathsHMon 30th Dec - Sat 4th Jan*9:00am - 10:15amStillorgan
MathsHMon 30th Dec - Sat 4th Jan*12:30pm - 1:45pmStillorgan
ScienceHMon 30th Dec - Sat 4th Jan*10:45am - 12:00pmStillorgan
ScienceHMon 30th Dec - Sat 4th Jan*12:30pm - 1:45pmStillorgan

This course will give students the tools necessary to excel in the upcoming exam. Students will have an insight into the questions that will most likely appear. The course will be exam-focused. Students will also receive the “Holy Grail” set of notes, which will help them understand the examiners’ marking scheme.

About the Teacher : Carl Brien brings his reputation as an authority on the Business Studies Syllabus to The Dublin Academy of Education. He is a popular teacher amongst students due to his mastery of the marking scheme, and is well-known for his ability to stimulate students’ interest in Business Studies. Carl teaches in a systematic and clear way that relates to students, with an ability to motivate his students that is unique.


This course is built on the fact that almost half of all the questions students will be answering on is material that they have never seen before. Students will receive fully worked notes and past paper examples of the most popular questions. All notes place a heavy emphasis on the value of understanding the marking scheme, and on using that knowledge to write a well-structured answer for the examiner.

About the Teacher:
Ciarán Hartigan has been teaching English to the highest level for over 10 years and brings an organised and methodical approach to his teaching.  Holding a Masters in Drama and Theatre Studies, he provides original insights into works of literature and couples this with practical advice on structuring responses and arguments.  Drawing on years of experience as a Leaving Certificate examiner with the State Exams Commission, he provides students with dependable techniques and strategies for success.


This course is designed with the key objective of making this exam more approachable for students through developing clever answering techniques which will cover them for any question which may appear in June. Students will receive an exam day plan highlighting the DOs and DON’Ts for exam day, focusing on simple methods that they can use to raise their grade.

About the Teacher : Séadhan Perry is specialised in providing students with a clear, fundamental understanding of the syllabus and marking scheme. His teaching style is focused on covering the curriculum in a concise way so that students have the tools to successfully manage the likely exam questions. Séadhan is a popular teacher due to his ability to stimulate students' interest in the subject. Séadhan has worked with the state examinations commission correcting exam papers and last year was an Oral examiner for the leaving certificate. He has also taught in the Gaeltacht in Coláiste Ciarán and Coláise Ó Direáin.


By the time you leave this course you will have 285 past and likely exam questions, including fully worked solutions. Students also receive five booklets (one for each of the five sections of the syllabus). You will benefit greatly from a set of notes called ‘The Holy Grail’, which outlines how to take advantage of the marking scheme. Note: Students will also receive Carl’s predictions for Junior Certificate.

About the Teacher : Having worked for the State Examination Commission, Carl brings his reputation as an authority on the Maths Syllabus to The Academy. As a member of the Irish Mathematics Teachers' Association, he is a popular teacher amongst students due to his mastery of the Project Maths Syllabus, and is well-known for his ability to stimulate students' interest in Maths.



This course will ensure students get the most marks possible in a tricky, no choice exam where all questions must be answered. Students will study topics from all three sciences over the five days receiving The Academy comprehensive revision pack (a set of nine handouts of need to know material which condenses the wide course into a manageable amount). All notes are complete with every past paper question, a necessity before tackling this exam.

About the Teacher : David Lewis' ability to relate to students, engaging with them in ways that put students at ease, results in his students gaining a greater understanding of the Science syllabus. As an examination corrector, David is adept at understanding the mistakes for which students frequently lose marks. He is the author of several sample examination papers.

Price Total Savings
1st Course €245 €245
2nd Course €100 €345 €145
3rd Course €60 €405 €330
4th Course €50 €455 €525
5th Course €50 €505 €720
6th Course €50 €555 €915