Time for a ‘college progression year’

Ireland“A chara, – Given that the traditional Leaving Cert examination system will not be used this year, we have an opportunity to try something different that may prove to be the way to go for the future. Instead of relying on the Leaving Cert points system, the screening for places in college degree courses, and other career courses, could be done at the end of a ‘college progression year’, in students’ most convenient institute of technology …” (more)

[Cathal MacSwiney Brugha, Irish Times, 1 June]

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