The Education Minister says she's determined to ensure Leaving Cert students who were wrongly downgraded can take up an offer for a higher preference college course this year if they're entitled to it.
It's emerged 6,100 pupils got a lower mark than they should have due to three errors with the calculated grades system.
The issue affects around 80 per cent of schools, and a Department of Education helpline will open this morning for affected students.
The National Parents Council Helpline will re-open on Monday at 11 am.
Minister Norma Foley says students might have to wait a week to find out if they'll be offered a higher preference college course: