Aptitude tests likely for more top courses

Ireland“Pressure is mounting to extend controversial aptitude tests used for entry into medicine to other third-level courses. Likely first areas that could be affected include pharmacy, veterinary medicine, law and even teaching. The Department of Education and Science said the operation of the HPAT aptitude test for medicine this year will be monitored to see if such tests should be extended to other high points courses …” (more)

[John Walshe, Independent, 24 August]

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