Tuesday, 27 May 2014

Questions (278)

Jonathan O'Brien


278. Deputy Jonathan O'Brien asked the Minister for Education and Skills the position regarding a reader for the leaving certificate in respect of a person (details supplied) in County Wexford; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [23005/14]

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Written answers (Question to Education)

The State Examinations Commission has statutory responsibility for operational matters relating to the certificate examinations.

The State Examinations Commission operates a scheme of Reasonable Accommodations in the Certificate examinations. Applications for such accommodations are submitted by schools on behalf of their students. Full details of the scheme are available for downloading from their website: www.examinations.ie/candidates/reasonableaccommodations.

In view of this I have forwarded the Depuy's query to the State Examinations Commission for direct reply.