20 September 2023

~1 minutes read

Athenry principal says teacher concerns about assessing own students Leaving Cert “comes from good place”

Share story:
Athenry principal says teacher concerns about assessing own students Leaving Cert “comes from good place”

Galway Bay fm newsroom – Teachers reservations about assessing their own student’s Leaving Cert papers always came from a good place.

That’s according to Principal of Clarin College Athenry, Daniel Hyland, as the Department has announced the plans have been suspended.

Revised curriculums in seven subjects that were due to be introduced from 2025 will not now contain any teacher-based assessment.

A study into the impact of AI on the education system is to be carried out by the State Examinations Commission first.

Speaking to Galway Talks, Daniel Hyland said while this is only a “pause” rather than a reversal, teachers had valid concerns.

Share story:

Clifden District Hospital set to re-open on Monday

Clifden District Hospital, which closed temporarily at the end of February is set to re-open on Monday Local Fine Gael Councillor Eileen Mannion who has c...

Eamon Ryan says solutions to traffic chaos in Galway cannot be decided in Dublin

The solutions needed to tackle the traffic chaos in Galway cannot be decided in Dublin, and can only be delivered by Galway’s local authorities. Tha...

Record numbers expected this weekend at Fleadh Cheoil na Gaillimhe in Claregalway

Record numbers are expected in Claregalway this weekend for the Fleadh Cheoil na Gaillimhe 2024. It’s being hosted by Lackagh Comhaltas, and will se...

Galway farmers to take part in Lidl new sustainable beef programme

20 Irish beef farmers from Galway, Cavan, Longford, Meath, Roscommon, Westmeath and Wexford have signed up to Lidl’s new Sustainable Beef Programme....