Solving the honours maths problem

Here we go again. The annual chest-beating has started about how few take the honours maths paper in the Leaving Certificate, how poorly they do, and how damaging this is to our long-term economic future. Either this is important and we should do som

15th August, 2009

Here we go again. The annual chest-beating has started about how few take the honours maths paper in the Leaving Certificate, how poorly they do, and how damaging this is to our long-term economic future. Either this is important and we should do something about it - quickly - or we should decide to accept the situation and get on with it.

By choosing not to do higher level maths, Leaving Certificate students are making...

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