Maths to be reviewed as 9% fail ordinary, more opt for foundation

Ireland“The teaching and content of second-level maths classes is to come under scrutiny after disappointing Leaving Certificate results. This year’s results saw the return of a 9% failure rate among ordinary-level maths students, as well a big jump in the number of pupils opting to take the more basic foundation-level paper …” (more)

[Katherine Donnelly, Independent, 18 August]

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