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Department Identifies Two Ways Leaving Cert Exams Can Run This Year


05:29 5 Feb 2021

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Two distinct possibilities for how this year's Leaving Cert will be run have been identified.

One is full written exams with modifications to the papers to provide further choice.

The other is an alternative option that could include calculated grades.

The second option would also take more account of things like practicals and orals.

It may also include some element of written exams , with details yet to be worked out.

The Department is also putting a priority on ensuring whatever option they go with, students can get timely access to third level next year.

So a decision is far from made, and these talks could drag on for a number of weeks.

As it stands, both physical exams and predictive grades still on the table


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