Time to ditch the Leaving Cert?

“Madam, – In favour of HPAT, Louise Holden (Education Today, November 24th) writes that it ‘was introduced to evaluate a candidate’s ability to use knowledge rather than just learn things off by rote’ and that ‘those who oppose these tests say they undermine the Leaving Cert and have not been properly researched for use in the Irish system’ …” (more)

[Greg Scanlon, Irish Times, 27 November]

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