Leaving Cert Students Told To...

News & Sport

Leaving Cert Students Told To Aim For July 29th Start Date

Share this article

The Leaving Cert is currently postponed due to COVID-19

Leaving Cert students have been told to aim for a start date of Wednesday, July 29th.

The exams have been pushed back from its usual date of early June due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Education Minister Joe McHugh says he hopes to confirm the date in the next couple of weeks but gave students and indication while answering their concerns. organised a live Q&A with the Minister, as they aimed to seek clarity for exam students.

When asked about other proposals, he said they were considered but there were concerns:

"This is not wanting to make it happen to put burden on young people.

"We looked at the predicted grading; we don't feel it's fair, we think there's too much inherent bias."

Share this article

Read more about

Coronavirus Covid-19 Leaving Cert