Leaving Cert reforms begin to yield results

Leaving Cert reforms begin to yield results

Few subjects lead to more debate than the education system, but particularly the Leaving Certificate.

Few subjects lead to more debate than the education system, but particularly the Leaving Certificate. It remains an imperfect system, forcing students to cram lots of information on a range of subjects - much of which may not be relevant to whatever they want to study at third-level or the work they plan to do. All that said, however, it is also a system which has its strengths. The way forward is to continue to build on these rather than trying to engage in some kind of 'big bang' reform.

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