atest press release from Minister Simon Harris, issued on Thursday, September 9th 2021…
Wicklow Fine Gael Minister Simon Harris TD has urged students to avail of the support helplines opened for Leaving Certificate students and CAO applicants.
Minister Harris said: “While finishing school and moving on to the next stage of your career and education can be an exciting time, it is also very stressful. I want students and their families to know there are free supports in place for students at what can be an overwhelming time.”
Minister Harris outlined a number of key supports: “The Leaving Certificate candidate helpline, which is provided by the National Parents Council Post-Primary has been operating from 11am on Friday 3 September and is staffed by qualified guidance counsellors. The helpline can be contacted on 1800265165.
The State Examinations Commission Candidate helpline is available for queries relating to the Candidate Self Service Portal and the services provided through the portal. The helpline can be contacted at 1800111135 or 1800111136 from 9 am to 5 pm from 3 September to 13 September.
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