School principals want hybrid Leaving Cert this year

Similar approach to 2021 exams is called for as more disruption to classes expected

Pressure is mounting on Education Minister Norma Foley to rethink Leaving Cert 2022. Photo: Frank McGrath

Katherine Donnelly

Principals want a rerun of a 2021-style Leaving Cert as high levels of Covid-related teacher and student absences have dealt another blow to exam candidates.