Students need clarity on junior and leaving cert exams

Students need a decision on what form the junior and leaving certs will take this year.

Another meeting is taking place between the Department of Education and stakeholders today to consider the options.

The Irish Second-Level Students Union wants calculated grades and scaled-back exams.

Sligo/Leitrim Labour Spokesperson, John Davey, says some leeway could be given for 2020 due to the pandemic, however, seeing as Norma Foley became Education Minister in June 2020, there has been ample time to come up with a solution.