Leaving cert results in 3 weeks
Reports are coming in from correctors of the 2010 maths exam that they are getting an unusually high failure rate 16%+ (last year failure rate was 10%) marking scheme is being modified at present
Stats coming in for Higher level project maths “dissappointing” sources say, but no comment from NCCA
Ord Level project stats worse than regular exam stats ,also regular ord level maths paper initial failure rate 15%+ says corrector
Students who did project maths in June doing worse than regular maths students ,”marking scheme changed twice ” to help with stats
Word coming out from a “corrector” is that the the project maths team are very dissappointed with the results of the Ordinary level paper .It appear that students are doing worse than expected and that the marking scheme has been changed twice to improve the percentages.
Were there more mistakes in the junior and leaving cert maths papers?