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SkillSoft to Present at Harris Nesbitt's Back to School 2005 Education Conference

Presentation on September 8th at 8:20 am EDT

NASHUA, N.H., Sept. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SkillSoft PLC (Nasdaq: SKIL), a leading provider of content resources and complementary technologies for integrated enterprise learning, will be presenting at Harris Nesbitt's Back to School 2005 Education Conference at The Grand Hyatt Hotel in New York City on Thursday, September 8, 2005 at 8:20 am EDT. Chuck Moran, President and Chief Executive Officer, and Tom McDonald, Chief Financial Officer, will provide an overview of the Company's business strategy and financial outlook.

The presentation will be available via the Internet by accessing the Company's web site: http://www.skillsoft.com. Follow the directions on the main page to link to the audio. Please visit the web site at least fifteen minutes prior to the presentation to register, download and install any necessary audio software.

About SkillSoft

SkillSoft is a leading provider of comprehensive e-learning content and technology products for business and IT professionals within global enterprises. 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 system, virtual classroom technology and support services.

Content offerings include SkillSoft's business, IT, desktop and compliance courseware collections and BusinessPro(TM), ITPro(TM), OfficeEssentials(TM), FinancePro(TM), EngineeringPro(TM), GovEssentials(TM), ExecSummaries(TM) and ExecBlueprints(TM) collections from Books24x7(R). SkillSoft's complementary technologies include SkillPort(R), the company's learning management system with its powerful Search-and-Learn(TM) technology and premium add-on modules, and SkillSoft(R) Dialogue(TM) virtual classroom, a tool that allows customers to create and deliver effective blended learning programs using custom content and off-the-shelf learning resources. 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, GovEssentials, EngineeringPro, FinancePro, ExecSummaries, ExecBlueprints, Express Guide and Dialogue are trademarks or registered trademarks of SkillSoft PLC in the United States and certain other countries. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

SOURCE  SkillSoft PLC
    -0-                             09/02/2005
    /CONTACT:  Tom McDonald, Chief Financial Officer of SkillSoft PLC,
+1-603-324-3000, x4232; or Investor - Michael Polyviou, or Peter Schmidt, both
of Financial Dynamics, +1-212-850-5748 /
    /Web site: 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.