Leaving Cert to be cancelled: But will ‘Plan b’ be fair to students?

“Tens of thousands of students and their parents have been clamouring in recent days for the Leaving Cert exams to be cancelled and replaced with predicted grades. It now looks like they will get their wish. The Government looks set to scrap plans for exams during the summer and introduce a system where students will get grades or points based on a combination of their in-school assessments and class rankings …” (more)

[Carl O’Brien, Irish Times, 7 May]

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