Mathematical errors

‘Human error” and spending cuts in the Department of Education are the main reasons the State Examinations Commission (SEC) has offered for its variou(...)

Report describs complex nature of commission’s role in compiling second-level examinations,  Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill

Departmental cutbacks caused by the crisis in the public finances played a part in errors that marred some of this year’s Leaving Cert papers, accordi(...)