Poll Should the Leaving Cert points race be abolished

first_img Image: Laura Hutton/Rollingnews.ie A MAJOR REVIEW of the Leaving Cert is now under way.Part of that review will look at ways of easing the pressure on students of competing for points in the exam, the Irish Times reported. Despite large numbers of secondary school students progressing to third-level education, a lot less progress into vocational routes.Systems such as those in Sweden and New Zealand, which have more pathways into vocational routes such as apprenticeships, will be looked at as part of the review.A lot of countries have moved away from a single final exam, with classroom learning and end-of-term tests the barometers on which students are judged before progressing to further study.So, today we’re asking you: Should the Leaving Cert ‘points race’ be abolished? 31,922 Views YesNoNot sureVote 87 Comments By Sean Murray Poll Results: No (3514) Yes (8194) Short URLcenter_img Tuesday 20 Feb 2018, 8:36 AM Feb 20th 2018, 8:36 AM http://jrnl.ie/3861317 Image: Laura Hutton/Rollingnews.ie Not sure (1103) Tweet thisShare on FacebookEmail this article Poll: Should the Leaving Cert ‘points race’ be abolished? A new review of the Leaving Cert is now underway from policymakers. Share18 Tweet Email1 last_img

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