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After a century of dogmatic rote learning, it’s time to bring in 21st-century education

Opinion: Many clearly intelligent students do not excel in our rigid education system

As we emerge from the worst of the pandemic and reflect on all that we have endured over the past two years, we must ask ourselves two important questions: what have we learned, and what do we value now more so than before?

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The Longford Leader Online – Principals: Crucial Department clarifies extent, consequences and corrective measures relating to Leaving Cert calculated grade errors

Wednesday 30th September 2020

Principals: Crucial Department clarifies extent, consequences and corrective measures relating to Leaving Cert calculated grade errors

The National Association of Principals and Deputy Principals (NAPD) has said it is crucial the Department of Education clarifies the exact extent, consequences and corrective measures relating to the significant errors unearthed in the Leaving Cert calculated grades.

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The Connaught Telegraph Online – School principals seek clarification on Leaving Cert errors

Wednesday 30th September 2020

School principals seek clarification on Leaving Cert errors

School principals have commenting on the reports today that the Department of Education has uncovered significant errors with the Leaving Certificate Calculated Grades programme.

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Extra.ie Association of school principals demands clarity on ‘exact consequences’ of Leaving Cert errors

Wednesday, 30th September 2020

Association of school principals demands clarity on ‘exact consequences’ of Leaving Cert errors

The director of the National Association for Principals and Deputies (NAPD) has called for clarity regarding errors in the Leaving Cert calculated grading system.

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Breaking News.ie – 6,500 students to receive amended Leaving Cert grades following calculation errors

Wednesday, 30th September 2020

6,500 students to receive amended Leaving Cert grades following calculation errors

Minister for Education Norma Foley has announced that students who received a lower Leaving Certificate grade due to two errors in the calculation system will receive a corrected grade via the calculated grades student portal.

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Irish Examiner Online – School principals demand answers on botched Leaving Cert results

Irish Examiner Online – Wednesday 30th September 2020

School principals demand answers on botched Leaving Cert results

School principals have called on the Department of Education to clarify the exact extent and consequences of the errors uncovered in this year’s Leaving Cert calculated grades.

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Irish Independent Online – Errors found in Leaving Cert calculated grades system

Irish Independent Online – Wednesday 30th September 2020

Errors found in Leaving Cert calculated grades system

ERRORS have been discovered with the Leaving Certificate calculated grades system with Minister for Education Norma Foley to make a significant announcement later on Wednesday, Independent.ie has learned.

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