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Episode 024: Leaving Cert Points and Church Interference
Episode 2428th August 2019 • - If I were the Minister for Education • Simon Lewis
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Of all the most baffling aspects of church involvement in education, the one that bugs me most is when a secular institution actively supports it. Not only did DCU agree to allowing Protestants a different entry route to their Teacher Training course through separate CAO points, they actually requested for it to continue in 2018. (See how this works:

In this episode, I argue that while the government can probably argue historical reasons for the bind between church and state when it comes to education, DCU cannot, and this is one of the worst abuses of all.