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Minister announces postponement of 2020 Leaving Certificate examinations

Minister announces postponement of 2020 Leaving Certificate examinations

Minister announces postponement of 2020 Leaving Certificate examinations

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All students to be offered the option of accepting Calculated Grades or sitting Leaving Certificate written examinations at a later date

 

 

On Friday 8th May The Minister for Education and Skills Joe McHugh T.D. announced the postponement of the 2020 Leaving Certificate.

 

Following a decision at Cabinet, all students are to be offered the option of receiving Calculated Grades for the subjects they are studying and the alternative of sitting the 2020 Leaving Certificate examinations at a date in the future when it is considered safe to hold the examinations.

 

The decision has been taken following an assessment of public health advice and other information and the implications for holding the exams from the previously rescheduled date of Wednesday 29 July 2020.

 

Full details of the announcement can be read here Department of Education Press Release

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