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All students studying languages to be awarded full marks

Rebecca Noonan
Rebecca Noonan

11:10 19 Mar 2020

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Minister for Education Joe McHugh made the announcement this morning.

Oral and practical tests for Leaving and Junior Cert CANCELLED.

Students will be awarded full marks.

In a statement issued to RedFM News Minister for Education and Skills Joe McHugh TD announced the cancellation of oral and practical performance tests of the state examinations which were originally scheduled to take place from Monday 23 March to Friday 3 April 2020.

All students who were due to take these tests will be awarded full marks for this portion of the exam.

Minister McHugh said: “This is a difficult time for all. Students are facing a challenging period out of school and our decision on this element of the exams is being taken with their best interests at heart.

“It is the fairest response we could take in the circumstances. It guarantees that no student will score less than they would have if schools had been operating as normal.

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