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Monaghan student says hybrid Leaving Cert must be considered this year

Jan 21, 2022 17:01 By News Northern Sound
Monaghan student says hybrid Leaving Cert must be considered this year Monaghan student says hybrid Leaving Cert must be considered this year
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The Department of Education met with stakeholders yesterday, which was described as a 'really positive discussion' on the future of the exam.

A Monaghan secondary school student says a hybrid Leaving Cert this summer must be considered.

It comes after a by the Irish Second Level Students Union showed two thirds of exam year students would be in favour of a non-traditional model of state exams.

The Department of Education met with stakeholders yesterday, which was described as a 'really positive discussion' on the future of the exam.

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Samuel Donaldson is a fifth year student at the Monaghan Collegiate School and the local ISSU rep.

He says the call isn’t just because in-class learning has been disrupted.

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