GOVERNMENT CHANGE PLANS ON PREDICTED LEAVING RESULTS

GOVERNMENT CHANGE PLANS ON PREDICTED LEAVING RESULTS

Just under 17 per cent of Leaving Cert grades are to be reduced, while 4 per cent will be increased.

The Cabinet has rowed back on plans to use a school’s past academic record to predict this year’s grades.

The Department of Education says the updated Calculated Grades model places a greater emphasis on the estimated marks provided by schools to individual students.

Minister Norma Foley says she understands the concerns people have

 

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