Saturday 18 November 2017

Leaving Cert betrays pupils

I COULDN'T agree more with your education correspondent John Walshe ('Time for talking is over: the points system needs reform', Irish Independent, August 18).

I took the Leaving Cert back in 1995. My results were not great as I spent more time playing sports than studying.

At the time, you were led to believe that without a good points score you could not go any further in life, which was ridiculous.

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