HC Deb 07 August 1902 vol 112 cc955-6
MR. J. P. FARRELL (Longford, N.)

To ask the Chief Secretary to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, have any complaints been made to the Commissioners of National Education as to the difficulty of questions in algebra set to teachers at the July examination; was there any promise or hope that such difficult questions would not be set; and will he advise the Commissioners to moderate this part of their programme next session.

(Answered by Mr. Wyndham.) Complaints of this character have been received. They are at present being investigated, and the whole matter will be carefully considered by the Commissioners.

MR. HAVILAND-BURKE (King's County, Tullamore)

To ask the Chief Secretary to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland when the results of the Fifth Year Monitor's Examination, held in April, 1902, under the Commissioners of National Education, will be issued; and what is the cause of the delay of nearly four months in publishing the results.

(Answered by Mr. Wyndham.) Lists of the successful candidates have been sent to the training colleges. Details of the examination will be issued to the candidates within a few days.