Stressed by the Leaving Cert

Ireland“Sir, – As the mother of three teenage boys I concur with the findings of the ESRI’s report on the Leaving Cert (Carl O’Brien, Front page, December 17th). Students, parents and teachers are under huge pressure in the senior cycle. Schools and teachers do an exemplary job but the system pushes them to ‘teach to the test’ …” (more)

[Gillian Buckley, Irish Times, 18 December]

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