Ibec welcomes announcement on plans to reform the Leaving Certificate

March 29, 2022

Ibec welcomes today’s publication of the National Council for Curriculum and Assessment report on senior cycle review and the announcement by Minister for Education Norma Foley T.D. on plans to reform the Leaving Certificate.  

Ibec Policy Executive, Meadhbh Costello said: “Today’s announcement is a positive step towards creating a Leaving Certificate that helps young people to become active citizens and prepare students for the future of work.

“We welcome that the core principle of the reform is to keep students at the centre of learning. Opportunities for continuous assessment will give students several chances to showcase knowledge and skills and better capture the broader experience of learning. Appropriate resources must now be made available to facilitate curriculum and teacher development.”