Leaving Cert Oral Exams Cancelled

All Leaving Certificate students studying languages will receive marks of 100% in lieu of oral assessments that were due to be held in Irish and modern European languages in the weeks ahead.

This decision has now been formerly announced by Mr Joe McHugh, (Irish Minister for Education.)

Oral exams had been due to begin on Monday next, March 23rd, but have now been cancelled.

The oral assessment in Irish is currently worth some 40% of overall marks in Irish, and some 25% of overall marks in modern European languages.

Practical and Coursework
The deadline for submission of other practical coursework for the 2020 Leaving Cert have been further extended until May 15th 2020.

To date, no final decisions have been made in relation to those taking Junior Certificate exams.


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