Revised Assessment Arrangements 2021

This document sets out the adjusted assessment arrangements for postprimary students taking certificate examinations in the 2020/21 school year. These arrangements are designed to take account of the disrupted learning experienced by students during the 2019/20 school year. The adjustments have been arrived at through discussions between the Department of Education and Skills (DES), the State Examinations Commission (SEC) and the National Council for Curriculum and Assessment (NCCA) and key stakeholders.