Niall Muldoon, Ombudsman for Children: ‘This is a totally different year for students, so we need go with fairness and equity first. Comparability of results to previous years should not be as important. Fairness and equity should trump comparability.’ Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

Leaving Cert students’ calculated grades should not be dictated by the past performance of their schools, the Ombudsman for Children has warned. Dr N(...)