Exam Helpline 2014 to support Leaving Cert students

12 Aug 2014

Leaving Certificate students in Ireland receiving their exam results and who are need of advice, information or support will be able to avail of the Exam Helpline 2014 beginning tomorrow.

Provided by the National Parents’ Council Post Primary (NPCpp), the Freephone helpline at 1800 265 165 will open at 10am.

Experienced guidance counsellors will be on hand to also take calls from parents and teachers seeking information on what choices are available to students.

Exam Helpline 2014 hours:

Wednesday, 13 August: 10am-7pm

Thursday, 14 August: 10am-7pm

Friday, 15 August: 10am-1pm

Monday, 18 August: 8am-7pm

Tuesday, 19 August: 8am-7pm

Wednesday, 20 August: 8am-1pm

All queries, be they about third-level courses, the points system, rechecks, repeats, CAO procedures, apprenticeships or further training options, will be dealt with confidentially.

The helpline will be open for six days. The team will answer exam result queries from 13-15 August, and CAO first round queries from 18-20 August.

The Helpline is sponsored by Eircom, supported by the Department of Education and Skills, and staffed by members of the Institute of Guidance Counsellors.

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Tina Costanza was a journalist and sub-editor at Silicon Republic