Leaving Cert Points Race Still A Major Worry For Students

One in three students reported having a mental health disorder to a Department Of Education survey.

The Leaving Cert points race is what worries students most about exams, according to a guidance counsellor.

It's after a Department of Education report found almost half of students feel nervous and stressed about their exams.

The document, seen by the Irish Times, also raises concern over students mental health - with one in three reporting having a disorder.

Former President of the Irish Institute of Guidance Counsellors, and Mullingar's Betty McLoughlin, says the points system needs to be looked at:

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