Tuesday 21 November 2017

We must strive for very top in science teaching

THERE is a lot we can be happy with – if not exactly proud of – in the results of two international primary school surveys released yesterday.

Irish primary school students have scored above average in the major international tests of literacy, mathematics and science. And that is, indeed, to be welcomed.

But our schools didn't make it into the top ranks . . . and that is where we need to be.

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