Minister for Education and Skills Joe McHugh TD announces publication of guidance for schools on Calculated Grades

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Minister for Education and Skills Joe McHugh TD has today (21 May 2020) announced the publication of detailed guidance on the new system of Calculated Grades for this year’s Leaving Certificate. 

The document is being sent to all post-primary schools today, to provide teachers and principals with information on the process of estimating marks for students to receive Calculated Grades. 

The guide has been produced in consultation with education partners following the decision to postpone Leaving Certificate 2020 examinations, taken as a protective measure as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic. 

Minister McHugh said: “The guide is the result of intensive work and engagement by the Department, teachers and school management in recent days. Read press release


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