Assembly-line model of education must change

Students sitting state exams (Courtesy of Bryan O’Brien, Irish Times) On Wednesday October 7th 2009, the Irish Times Opinion piece carried the headline, “Assembly-line model of education must change”. The article was written by Michael John Gorman who is director of the Science Gallery at Trinity College Dublin and raises serious issues around our current model of education, particularly at second-level. For those of you who read the TeachNet Blog…

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