The Department of Education established nine separate bodies to oversee the Leaving Certificate calculated grades process, but never fully tested the algorithms developed to set students’ grades, an analysis by the Business Post has found.
Polymetrika, a Canadian company, was tasked with developing the algorithm having initially been engaged in a consultancy role while contingency plans to manage this year’s exams were being considered.
Several of the oversight groups placed...
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