Thursday, 13 July 2017
Department of Education and Skills
State Examinations Data
280. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the number of applications that were made under the reasonable accommodation scheme for certificate examinations for the 2017 sittings; the number that were decided by the school; the number of applications that were determined by the State Examinations Commission; the number that were successful and unsuccessful, by junior certificate and leaving certificate figures; the number of instances whereby additional information in the form of professional reports or assessments were required in support of the application; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [33748/17]
The State Examinations Commission has statutory responsibility for operational matters relating to the certificate examinations. The Commission in this regard operates a scheme of Reasonable Accommodations in the Certificate Examinations.
In view of this I have forwarded your query to the State Examinations Commission for direct reply to you.