Minister for Education and Skills Joe McHugh TD has today (21 May 2020) announced the publication of detailed guidance on the new system of Calculated Grades for this year’s Leaving Certificate. The document is being sent to all post-primary schools today, to provide teachers and principals with information on the process of estimating marks for […]
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Placement Tutor 2020 Job Specification Introduction: The Department of Education at Maynooth University is a dynamic department with an extensive range of teaching and research activities. It has a full-time academic staff of fifteen lecturers and a large part-time staff. It offers undergraduate and postgraduate degrees to more than 900 students, ranging from undergraduate to […]
13 May 2020 – Department of Education and Skills’ statement on stakeholder engagement in relation to the State Examinations The Department of Education and Skills today (Wednesday 13 May 2020) hosted a seventh meeting with a range of stakeholders as part of planning in relation to the State Examinations during the Covid-19 response. The […]
RTE Radio 1 – This Week A look at events making the news in the past week presented by Carole Coleman and Justin McCarthy. Interview with Clive Byrne, Director, NAPD http://napd.ie/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/Clive-Byrne-This-Week-100520.mp3
Please note additional Frequently Asked Questions have been posted on the the gov.ie website about calculated grades: https://www.gov.ie/en/publication/2f07eb-leaving-cert-2020-information/
NAPD response to cancellation of Leaving Certificate examinations – 08 May, 2020 The National Association of Principals and Deputy Principals (NAPD) has responded to news of the Department of Education’s decision to cancel this year’s Leaving Certificate Examinations, with all students set to receive ‘calculated grades’. According to Clive Byrne, Director of the NAPD: “We recognise that […]
A series of documents are being published to support this announcement, please see attached: A Guide to Calculated Grades for Leaving Certificate Students May 2020 Challenges of Organising Examinations with Social Distancing Requirement Wellbeing of Leaving Certificate Students: Factors for Consideration NEPS May 2020 A Guide to Calculated Grades for Leaving Certificate Students 2020 Challenges […]
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