It's time to rethink the Leaving Cert - points race and educational biases should be consigned to history

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Title: It's time to rethink the Leaving Cert - points race and educational biases should be consigned to history
Authors: Ní Shúilleabháin, Aoibhinn
Permanent link: http://hdl.handle.net/10197/11403
Date: 22-May-2020
Online since: 2020-07-01T15:26:23Z
Abstract: Education is not about grades; it is about preparing our young people for the challenges they will meet in the world around them. We can incorporate other ways of assessing learning that truly reflects what students know and can do that will be fair, equitable and demonstrative of their experiencesoutside of school.
Type of material: Contribution to Newspaper/Magazine
Journal: Irish Independent
Start page: 8
End page: 9
Keywords: Leaving CertificateAssessmentBiases
Other versions: https://www.independent.ie/opinion/comment/its-time-to-rethink-leaving-cert-points-race-and-educational-biases-should-be-consigned-to-history-39225516.html
Language: en
Status of Item: Not peer reviewed
Appears in Collections:Mathematics and Statistics Research Collection

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