Bruton to take ‘hard look’ at Leaving Cert maths curriculum

Ireland“Minister for Education Richard Bruton has pledged to take a ‘hard look’ at the Leaving Cert maths curriculum following a high failure rate among candidates sitting the ordinary level paper this year. Almost 3,000 students failed to secure a minimum of a grade D in the ordinary level maths paper, an increase in the failure rate from 5.8% in 2015 to 9.2% this year …” (more)

[Carl O’Brien, Irish Times, 17 August]

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