In league with an outdated ethos?

“The annual publication of the secondary-school league tables is greeted with equal measures of cynicism, curiosity, smugness and anxiety. This week’s effort at producing percentages that purportedly measure educational quality is no different. It has been greeted critically by those who doubt that sending 100 per cent of students to a high-points university course is necessarily an indication of a school’s ability to produce well-rounded individuals …” (more)

[Kate Holmquist, Irish Times, 28 November]

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