State exams should proceed with modified papers, ASTI president says
Ministers and senior officials to meet on Monday for crucial talks on Leaving Cert
There was a growing expectation ahead of the Cabinet committee on education’s meeting that Leaving Cert students will be offered a choice between sitting their exams in June or being awarded calculated grades. Photograph: iStock
The president of the Association of Secondary Teachers Ireland (ASTI), Ann Piggott, has said that their preference is that State exams should proceed this summer, with modified papers.
Ms Piggott told Newstalk Breakfast that modified papers would be fairer since students have missed so many days of school.