Teachers rewarded girls more than boys when estimating marks for this year’s Leaving Cert students, a report by the State Examinations Commission (SEC) has said. Photograph: iStock

Teachers rewarded girls more than boys when estimating marks for this year’s Leaving Certificate students, according to a recent report by the State E(...)

Leo Varadkar with students Alison Egan and Caoimhe Harrington (left) from Castleknock Community College. Photograph: Dara MacDonaill/The Irish Times

The Government’s ambition is not only to nurture talent in science, technology, engineering and maths (Stem), but especially to tackle inherent gender(...)