Schools will do everything possible to support exam students


The Irish Times:

by John Curtis, General Secretary of the JMB

Mnister for Education Joe McHugh’s recent announcement on the rescheduling of the State exams has given us amended timelines and a blueprint for schools that now allows those of us involved in education to plan for the next stage of our engagement with students at this problematic time.

Crucially, it also gives our Leaving Certificate students some certainty and charts a course through the summer and early autumn that allows progression through the exams and into higher education and career areas in as structured and normative a manner as we can manage. Read article

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