Education: building on bonus points success

Sometimes policies do not need to be complicated to have a result. The addition of bonus points for those passing higher level maths in the Leaving Certificate is an example.

17th August, 2014

Sometimes policies do not need to be complicated to have a result. The addition of bonus points for those passing higher level maths in the Leaving Certificate is an example. It is not a perfect solution. It was not a tool to address curriculum problems or issues of teaching standards. But after a long time trying to find ways to tackle these more complex issues - and not getting very far - this simple measure...

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