Let’s get back to the books to learn from our mistakes

“… Quinn’s party leader, Eamon Gilmore, has rejected the ‘blame Irish’ myth and Quinn himself wastes no time putting his finger on the real problem. ‘Junior lecturers have to spend the first year of university deprogramming students … the system of learning by rote, by memory, rather than learning how to reason and how to articulate, this is what is in need of reform’, he says …” (more)

[Independent, 12 September]


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