Are New Guidelines For The Leaving Cert Workable?

Leaving Cert teachers have been given guidance on providing calculated grades for students, but is it really the right process to determine these students’ post-second-level futures? Does there need to be a stronger deterrent to avoid conflicts of interest, gift-giving, or even a subtle nudge from a neighbouring parent?

As the ASTI teachers union were raising concerns regarding a legal indemnity for members, we spoke with the President of the TUI union, Seamus Lahart, about this on Friday’s Morning Focus.