Saturday 16 December 2017

Letters: Call a halt to the rushing through of Junior Cert reform

Students ‘could lose out’ under new Junior Cert reforms
Students ‘could lose out’ under new Junior Cert reforms

In view of the cabinet changes this week, I think we should ask Enda Kenny and the new Education Minister to consider placing on hold the threatened changes to the Junior Cert syllabus and exam system.

The measures being rushed in have not been thought through. It was not for nothing that the former Education Minister got the slow hand clap at the recent meeting with the Teachers' Union.

Irish education is respected throughout the world. Of course it is not perfect.

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