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SkillSoft Schedules Fiscal 2005 Second Quarter Conference Call

NASHUA, N.H., Aug 26, 2004 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- SkillSoft PLC (Nasdaq: SKIL), a leading provider of e-learning courseware and Referenceware(R) for business and IT professionals, intends to release its operating results for its 2005 fiscal second quarter ended July 31, 2004 after the market closes on Wednesday, September 1, 2004.

In conjunction with the release, management will conduct a conference call on Wednesday, September 1, 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 973-935-8511. 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 September 1, until 11:59 p.m. ET on September 7, 2004. The replay number is 973-341-3080, passcode: 5114280. A webcast replay will also be available on SkillSoft's Web site at http://www.skillsoft.com.

About SkillSoft

SkillSoft is a leading global provider of e-learning content and technology products for business and information technology (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 courseware, learning management platform technology and support services.

Content offerings include SkillSoft's Business Skills Library and IT Skills and Certification Library; ITPro, BusinessPro, FinancePro, and OfficeEssentials Referenceware(R) collections by Books24x7; and health and safety compliance courseware by GoTrain.

For more information, visit http://www.skillsoft.com.

SkillSoft, SkillPort, RolePlay, SEARCH-and-LEARN, e-Learning for the Knowledge Economy, NetUniversity, and Accelerated Path are trademarks and/or servicemarks of SkillSoft PLC. Books24x7 and Referenceware are servicemarks of Books24x7, Inc. All other brand names, trademarks, or registered trademarks are the property of their respective holders.

SOURCE SkillSoft PLC

Tom McDonald of 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.