Thursday 23 November 2017

Let’s take pressure off our Leaving pupils

WITH the Leaving Certificate results due in mid-August, the secondary school education system will be brought sharply into focus.

The current system has many flaws, from the method of subject choice to the exam format itself. A programme of continuous assessment would be the most viable of changes.

A programme like this would have no cost implications, yet it would rejuvenate the educational system and enhance the level of college applicants.

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