Leaving Cert failing to prepare students for university – survey

Leaving Cert failing to prepare students for university – survey

Only 24 per cent of the third-level students surveyed in a new report found that the Leaving Cert prepared them well to use technology to improve their learning.

The survey of more than 300 first-year students at Dublin City University (DCU) found that the Leaving Certificate syllabus was failing to prepare students adequately for university studies.

A quarter of the respondents surveyed for the report, released last week by DCU’s Institute of Education, said the Leaving Certificate...

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