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Are we producing a generation who can't spell?

As part of the Irish Small and Medium Enterprises Association submission to the Oireachtas Commit...

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18.30 30 Nov 2021


Are we producing a generation who can't spell?


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18.30 30 Nov 2021


As part of the Irish Small and Medium Enterprises Association submission to the Oireachtas Committee on Education, they are look for the Leaving Cert to be reformed, as they believe grade inflation is harming people’s basic writing skills.

Kieran was joined on Tuesday's edition of The Hard Shoulder by Barbara Ennis, principal at Alexandra College, chef, author and restaurateur JP McMahon and author and podcaster Stefanie Preissner to talk about whether the Leaving Certificate, and the education system at large, is fit for purpose.


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