He says this year is like no other, with extra uncertainty for students.
A midlands student rep is encouraging Leaving Certs to make use of a free helpline.
It'll be in operation next week - when results are released and CAO Round 1 offers made - and will be staffed by members of the Institute of Guidance Counsellors.
President of the Irish Secondary Students' Union, Mountrath's Reuban Murray says this year is like no other due to covid-19 and students are understandably worried:
The National Parents' Council Post Primary Leaving Cert Exam Helpline 2020 number, 1800-265-165, has been extended and will now operate the following schedule:
· Monday 7th September 11am – 8pm
· Tuesday 8th September 11am – 8pm
· Wednesday 9th September 11am – 2pm
· Thursday 10th September 11am – 2pm
· Friday 11th September 12pm – 8pm
· Saturday 12th September 11am – 5pm
· Monday 14 th September 11am – 5pm
· Tuesday 15 th September 11am – 2pm
· Wednesday 16 th September 11am – 2pm