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Fears Leaving Cert Reforms Will Lead To Grade Inflation

The Education Minister is refuting those claims.

The Education Minister doesn't believe new Leaving Cert reforms will lead to grade inflation.

A shake-up of the exams will see continuous assessment making up 40 per cent of marks from 2024.

Student representatives have welcomed the plans - but concerns have been raised by teachers unions.

Guidance Counsellor in Coláiste Mhuire Mullingar, Betty McLaughlin says there is evidence of inflated grades in recent years:

Longford-Westmeath Regional Officer for the Irish Second-Level Students' Union, Sam Brooks says this must be just the beginning of reform:

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