A teenager with several conditions including dyspraxia and speech and language difficulties has launched a High Court challenge over the State Examination Commission's refusal to provide her with certain assistance her when she sits her Junior Certificate exams.
Mon, 23 Apr, 2018
Tens of thousands of Leaving and Junior Certificates completed relatively straightforward German exams yesterday - experts say the papers contained “no massive surprises” and would have suited the majority of students.
Sat, 13 Jun, 2015
The final area of reform promised by Ruairi Quinn was around predictability in Leaving Certificate exams which — along with narrow grade bands mostly sep-arated by just 5% — it had been suggested promotes rote learning and “teaching to the test” in schools instead of focusing on the curriculum.
Mon, 21 Apr, 2014