Opinion

Friday 19 January 2018

Victoria White: It's time to end this charade we call the Junior Cert

Victoria White
Victoria White
Victoria White

Victoria White

The Junior Certificate needs to be bombed. As I head towards putting my first sacrifice on the altar of state exams in June, I'm appalled by what it's teaching him.

He's learning to consult past papers and engage in risk analysis worthy of Ladbrokes to work out what will appear on the day. He's learning to study just what he thinks he needs to know.

Worst of all, he seems to think that's all he needs to know in life.

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