Institute of Physics bemoans Leaving Cert
A continued fall in numbers taking Leaving Certificate physics, a significant gender imbalance, and a quarter of schools are not offering physics at Leaving Cert level
The Institute of Physics has expressed serious concern about the number of students choosing to take the physics course for Leaving Certificate.
It noted a continued fall in numbers taking Leaving Certificate physics, significant gender imbalance and said almost a quarter of schools were not offering physics at Leaving Cert level.
The statement followed one from innovation minister Sean Sherlock who welcomed the increase in take-up of maths and science.
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