Wednesday, 8 May 2019

Questions (359)

Michael Fitzmaurice

Question:

359. Deputy Michael Fitzmaurice asked the Minister for Education and Skills the way in which students will be assessed under the new syllabus for agricultural science in secondary schools beginning from September 2019; the way in which the practical elements of the current syllabus change under the new system will be assessed; if the practical elements will be maintained to the same level as the current system; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [19600/19]

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Written answers (Question to Education)

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

In view of this I have forwarded your query to the State Examinations Commission for direct reply to you.