Leaving Cert paper errors did not disadvantage students, says SEC

Students who sat Leaving Cert or Junior Cert exams with errors will not be disadvantaged as a result, the State Examinations Commission (SEC) has said today.

14th August, 2013
Minister for Education & Science Ruairi Quinn: will consider report before commenting on errors.

Students who sat Leaving Cert or Junior Cert exams with errors will not be disadvantaged as a result, the State Examinations Commission (SEC) has said today.

A number of exams contained errors but the SEC said that account was taken of each error in the marking process and it was confident that there has been no adverse effects on candidate results.

"The level of error was higher than normal. The SEC wished to again apologise...

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