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SkillSoft Schedules Fiscal 2005 Third Quarter Conference Call

NASHUA, N.H., Nov 24, 2004 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- SkillSoft PLC (Nasdaq: SKIL), a leading provider of content resources and complementary technologies for integrated enterprise learning, intends to release its operating results for its 2005 fiscal third quarter ended October 31, 2004 after the market closes on Tuesday, November 30, 2004.

In conjunction with the release, management will conduct a conference call on Tuesday, November 30, at 5:00 p.m. ET to discuss the Company's operating performance. Chuck Moran, President and Chief Executive Officer, and Tom McDonald, Chief Financial Officer, will host the call.

To participate in the conference call, local and international callers can dial 973-935-2408. The live conference call will be available via the Internet by accessing the SkillSoft Web site at http://www.skillsoft.com. Please go to the Web site at least fifteen minutes prior to the call to register, download and install any necessary audio software.

A replay will be available from 8:00 p.m. ET on November 30, until 11:59 p.m. ET on December 7, 2004. The replay number is 973-341-3080, passcode: 5440498. A webcast replay will also be available on SkillSoft's Web site at http://www.skillsoft.com.

About SkillSoft

SkillSoft is a leading provider of comprehensive e-learning content and technology products for business and IT professionals within the Global 2000. SkillSoft's multi-modal learning solutions support and enhance the speed and effectiveness of both formal and informal learning processes and integrate SkillSoft's in-depth content resources, learning management platform, virtual classroom technology and support services.

Content offerings include SkillSoft's business and IT skills courseware collections; ITPro(TM), BusinessPro(TM), FinancePro(TM), EngineeringPro(TM), OfficeEssentials(TM), and ExecSummaries(TM) Referenceware(R) collections by Books24x7(R); and health and safety compliance courseware by GoTrain. SkillSoft's complementary technologies include SkillPort(R), the company's learning management platform with its powerful Search-and-Learn capabilities, and SkillSoft(R) Dialogue(TM), the company's newly introduced virtual classroom offering with associated tools for blended learning solutions. For more information, visit http://www.skillsoft.com.

SkillSoft, the SkillSoft logo, Ahead of the Learning Curve, SkillPort, Search-and-Learn, SkillChoice, Books24x7, Referenceware, ITPro, BusinessPro, OfficeEssentials, EngineeringPro, ExecSummaries, Express Guide and Dialogue are trademarks or registered trademarks of SkillSoft PLC in the United States and certain other countries.

SOURCE SkillSoft PLC

Tom McDonald, Chief Financial Officer of SkillSoft PLC,
+1-603-324-3000, ext. 4232; Investors - Michael Polyviou or Kirin Smith, both
of Financial Dynamics, +1-212-850-5600, for SkillSoft PLC
http://www.skillsoft.com

"Safe Harbor" Statement under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995: Statements in this press release regarding SkillSoft Corporation's business which are not historical facts are "forward-looking statements" that involve risks and uncertainties. For a discussion of such risks and uncertainties, which could cause actual results to differ from those contained in the forward-looking statements, see "Risk Factors" in the Company's Annual Report or Form 10-K for the most recently ended fiscal year.