CAO system must change to reflect wider range of students’ skills – Harris

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The Irish Times:

Universities must review the CAO points system to ensure it recognises a wider range of students’ skills or risk losing public funding, Minister for Further and Higher Education Simon Harris has warned.

Mr Harris was speaking during a conference on senior cycle reform which heard of how the Leaving Cert can be reformed to recognise a wider array of learning such as life skills, work experience or apprenticeship modules. Read more


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