Sunday 24 September 2017

Leaving Cert

•What hope can there ever be that the Leaving Cert -- already discredited in the last millennium -- will be remodelled to suit the needs of the 21st Century?

Not much, evidently. For reforms to a range of Leaving Certificate subjects are already being sent back to the drawing board before even reaching the classroom.

It seems we are frozen in time, locked into an outmoded system of learning by rote.

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