Government, employers and the Leaving

Ireland“Sir, – The latest Irish Times missive against the Leaving Cert continues the current trend of dismissing the State exam as not fit for purpose or no more than a college admissions exam (Jim Gleeson, ‘Leaving Cert grades have no meaning beyond CAO’, Education Opinion, February 9th). If the latter accusation is true, which it probably is, then we need to ask how we have found ourselves in this position …” (more)

[Greg Foley, Irish Times, 11 February]

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