Calls for clarity on whether Leaving and Junior Cert will go ahead

The ASTI’s calling on the Department of Education to engage with the union and the State Examinations Commission on the state exams.

The Junior and Leaving Cert are going ahead in June, but the department’s working on contingency plans in case it has to postpone them.

It says all schools should continue to plan lessons and provide online resources where possible.

ASTI president Deirdre McDonald says teachers want to be kept informed on the exam plans given the uncertainty over coronavirus: