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The cancellation of the Leaving Cert exams, as announced by Minister for Education and Skills Joe McHugh last week, has provided some clarity for students and parents while facilitating the emergence of further uncertainties. The Department of Education has provided a guide to help explain why this decision was reached, what it means for students, parents, and teachers - and how it will happen.
I want to especially say hello and Godspeed to people who, like myself, have come out of lockdown and who are experiencing the bit of freedom, small as it is, which we have now got.
Easing of cocooning measure evokes sense of freedom as leaving certificate students tread into unknown waters
To those of you who, like myself, have been in lockdown, I say a big big hello and welcome to the free world again!
The continued closure of special schools "cannot be tolerated or accepted any longer", and the Government must give parents of pupils with "clarity as to when the special schools will reopen".
Sinn Féin TD for Longford/Westmeath, Sorca Clarke, has noted the urgent need for legislation to address the various issues pertaining to the large employee base working from home during the present pandemic.
So we’re another week further on, heading towards May 5. However, in the last seven days, the Taoiseach, Simon Harris and various other people, some political, some scientific, have begun to say that there is no certainty at all that we will open up any area of life come next Tuesday, May 5.
THIS POEM is from my first collection, The Boy With No Face, which came out in 2005. If I remember right, I wrote it in 2000. It was inspired, or rather provoked, by walking down St Mary’s Road one evening.
Deputy Peter Burke has called on the Minister for Education Joe McHugh to give clarity to SNAs, many of whom have been told they will be redeployed in efforts to tackle COVID-19.
The Covid-19 pandemic has "highlighted the unsustainability" of the State exams "in their current form", and further exposes the "limitations of exams which place so much emphasis on a few weeks at the end of a student’s school life".