John Walshe: Time to rekindle switched-off youngsters' love of learning
Published 17/03/2010 | 05:00
THE Junior Cert exam is little more than a 'dry run' for the Leaving for most students at present.
It's what the educational experts call a 'low-stakes' exam, with limited value.
And it clearly does not bother students too much until third year when, as one of them told ESRI researchers last year: "You've to knuckle down."