10 April 2020 – Postponed certain school examinations

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Type of Intervention: Education
Sectors Involved: Physical distancing
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency:

Overview: The Irish Government postponed school Leaving Certificate examinations and Junior Cycle final examinations.

The Leaving Certificate examinations will begin in late July or early August, subject to public health advice.

The Junior Cycle examinations will be replaced by school-based exams and assessments held early in the new school year.
Full details here: https://www.education.ie/en/Press-Events/Press-Releases/2020-press-releases/PR20-04-10.html