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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



How Will The Coronavirus Impac...

The Last Word With Matt Cooper

How Will The Coronavirus Impact The State Exams?

Sarah Stacey
Sarah Stacey

5:37 PM - 19 Mar 2020

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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.


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