Advertisement

The Last Word With Matt Cooper

How Will The Coronavirus Impact The State Exams?

The Department of Education has made the decision to cancel the Leaving Cert oral and practical exam...
Sarah Stacey
Sarah Stacey

5:37 PM - 19 Mar 2020



The Last Word With Matt Cooper

How Will The Coronavirus Impact The State Exams?

Sarah Stacey
Sarah Stacey

5:37 PM - 19 Mar 2020

Listen to this episode



The Department of Education has made the decision to cancel the Leaving Cert oral and practical exams, as a result of school closures caused by the coronavirus outbreak.

All students will instead be awarded full marks.

But where does this leave the written exams?

Minister for Education Joe McHugh and Deirdre McDonald, President of the Association of Secondary Teachers Ireland, joined us to discuss this.

Listen to the interview in full by pressing the play button on this page.


Read more about

Coronavirus Covid-19 Education State Exams

Related Podcasts

The Last Word On Music: The Wo...

00:14:59

The Last Word On Music: The Worst Decisions In Music History

The Last Word With Matt Cooper

00:14:59


Rosanna Davison On Her Journey...

00:11:47

Rosanna Davison On Her Journey To Parenthood

The Last Word With Matt Cooper

00:11:47


US With Cal and Marion: US Res...

00:11:57

US With Cal and Marion: US Response to Protests in China

The Last Word With Matt Cooper

00:11:57


Tech Tuesday: Buying Compatibl...

00:09:54

Tech Tuesday: Buying Compatible Tech

The Last Word With Matt Cooper

00:09:54