By Hook Or By Crook You Shall Go To The (Freshers) Ball: Predicted Grades and some thoughts on LC 2020

“It is important to remember the purpose of the Leaving Certificate examination (versus the course) when trying to consider whether or not the exam should be held in August. Firstly the Leaving Certificate – the actual certificate/statement of results itself – is a record of completion and achievement at the end of a two year upper second level course of study. Secondly it provides a set LC exam results relied upon by students as a means of accessing third level places in accordance with agreements laid down by the universities in 1977 and since …” (more)

[Peter Lydon, 7 May]

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