Proposed points scheme for maths misses the point

“The Expert Group on Future Skills Needs has recently issued a report making a series of recommendations aimed at improving the overall performance of students studying maths in Irish schools and colleges. Many of its recommendations are extremely useful, but the one that received the most media attention, that there should be a system of bonus points for those taking higher level maths, is a deeply flawed one …” (more)

[Brian Mooney, Irish Times, 20 January]

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