A number of schools have said their results in many subjects this year were significantly lower than their historical performances despite overall grade inflation.  Photograph: Getty Images

Removing “school profiling” from the calculated grades process for Leaving Cert students may have affected the accuracy of the final results, accordin(...)

Minister for Education Norma Foley insists the calculated grades system will be ‘accurate, reliable and fair to all students’. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

What just happened in the UK with calculated grades? Tens of thousands of A-level students in England, Northern Ireland and Wales are set to see thei(...)