Just to side off on that note, it's essentially the same standard as ours.I understand that the education system in your average British school is abysmal.
It just has to cater to 101 minorities.
Which is why private (especially Catholic) schools perform much better.
Imagine teaching English in a classroom full of Oliver, George, Emily and Sophies compared to a classroom of Mohammads, Chukwunenye, Stacey or Keisha's.
What's the home environment like when they go home to do their homework ?
Coming to Ireland in 5 ... 4 ... 3 ... too late.