Tuesday, 27 May 2014

Questions (281)

Jonathan O'Brien

Question:

281. Deputy Jonathan O'Brien asked the Minister for Education and Skills the persons who sit on the group which decides on appeals where reasonable accommodations have been refused by the State Examinations Commission; and details of any remuneration they receive. [23013/14]

View answer

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 Deputy's query to the State Examinations Commission for direct reply.