Paying for Leaving Cert appeals

Posted in Teaching on August 30th, 2017 by steve

Ireland“Sir, – This Friday and Saturday thousands of Leaving Cert students will avail of the option to review their examination scripts. It is an admirable exercise in transparency and greatly to the credit of the State Examinations Commission (SEC) that it operates in this way …” (more)

[Brian Fleming, Irish Times, 30 August]

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Re-checks failure

Posted in Fees, access and admissions on August 25th, 2013 by steve

“Madam – Re Eilis O’Hanlon’s article (Sunday Independent, August 18, 2013). I was through the appeals process with my daughter in 2009. My daughter did not, according to her results in June, get her preferred course. She was devastated and decided to have a re-check …” (more)

[Angela Higgins, Independent, 25 August]

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Academic appeals: a serious business

Posted in Legal issues on May 17th, 2013 by steve

“When I was a university lecturer, a student asked me to double check her exam script that I had marked. A colleague, an experienced senior lecturer, warned me against it. ‘Don’t look at it’, he said, ‘or you’ll open the gates of hell’ …” (more)

[Daniel Sokol, Guardian Professional, 17 May]

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