Government’s back and forth on Leaving Certificate left colleges in uncertain positions

Ireland“After a long period of uncertainty, Leaving Certificate students have finally been given clarity on exams. Minister for Education Joe McHugh announced on May 8 that examinations would be cancelled and replaced with calculated grades in a U-turn from the government’s previous decision to delay the exams until late July. While this clarity has been welcomed by many, the changing plans has led to confusion for colleges who have made plans based on inconsistent information …” (more)

[Kate Glen, Trinity News, 20 May]

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