Bill entitled an Act to make provision, due to the exigencies of the public health emergency posed by the spread of the disease known as Covid-19, for a system of accredited grades for the purposes of the Leaving Certificate 2021; for that purpose to provide for the indemnification of certain persons in respect of the provision of estimated marks; to prohibit certain communications with teachers, tutors, principals and other persons who perform any function in relation to the provision of estimated marks; to provide for the withholding of accredited grades where false or misleading information is provided; to confer on the State Examinations Commission certain functions in relation to the system of accredited grades; to provide for the designation of certain persons as tutors; to provide for the issue of certificates in respect of the final results awarded for the Leaving Certificate Examination for the year 2020; and to provide for related matters.

Last updated: 21 Apr 2021

Sponsored by: Minister for Education

Source: Government

Originating House: Seanad Éireann

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