Time for talking is over: the points system needs reform

“Education Minister Mary Coughlan says the present points system is the ‘fairest way’ for selecting third-level entry but the evidence suggests otherwise. It’s not fair if you are a boy and have less chance of taking a subject at higher level. It’s not fair if you are a girl and more likely to suffer stress …” (more)

[John Walshe, Independent, 18 August]

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