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Ó Laoghaire, Donnchadh

Tuesday, 13 October 2020

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.


State Examinations

Asked the Minister for Education: if students who sits the leaving certificate in November can elect to sit the exams in a school or educational setting in their area that are facilitating the November exams but are not the schools...More Button

Asked the Minister for Education: the date the lines of code containing the error in the context of the leaving certificate calculated grades model were last edited; and if further oversight and tests were carried out by the nation...More Button

Asked the Minister for Education: the number of lines of original code, excluding code contained within imported libraries, written by a company (details supplied); if all code was written uniquely for her Department or formed part...More Button

Asked the Minister for Education: the programming languages used by a company (details supplied) in developing the system used for calculated grades.More Button

Asked the Minister for Education: if the leaving certificate calculated grades code was written entirely by a person (details supplied); and if there was an oversight of their work within the company.More Button

Asked the Minister for Education: when a person (details supplied) retired from an organisation or associated third party institute or foundation; and her views on whether it is proper in view of the person's close relationship wit...More Button

Asked the Minister for Education: the positive factors which led to the choosing of a company (details supplied) to supply the leaving certificate calculated grading model; and if there was work of a similar purpose, or with a simi...More Button

Asked the Minister for Education: the level of oversight applied over the calculated grading formula; if all previous testing was replicated after it was amended to remove any aspect of school profiling in the days before the resul...More Button

Asked the Minister for Education: if the bonus for completing leaving certificate exams through Irish was taken into consideration when the algorithm was being applied to give calculated grades to students from Gaelscoileanna; and ...More Button

Asked the Minister for Education: the date on which the results of the leaving certificate calculated grading appeals will be known.More Button

Departmental Data

Asked the Minister for Education: the location the servers that hosted data relating to leaving certificate calculated grades is or are based; the company that hosts same; and if the site portal had an up-to-date SSL certificate at...More Button

Schools Building Projects

Asked the Minister for Education: the status of the progression of the building of a secondary school in Ballincollig, County Cork.More Button

Covid-19 Pandemic

Asked the Minister for Justice: the policy on the wearing of face masks by prison officers while on duty in prisons; if the policy is in line with national public health guidance; if compliance with the policy is monitored; and i...More Button

Covid-19 Tests

Asked the Minister for Health: the reason there is no Covid-19 testing centre on the southside of Cork city in view of its large population and level three restrictions; and his plans to set up a testing centre in this areaMore Button