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Skillsoft Schedules Its Fiscal Fourth Quarter and
Fiscal 2004 Conference Call

NASHUA, N.H., Mar 12, 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 results for its 2004 fiscal fourth quarter and its fiscal year ended January 31, 2004, after the market closes on Monday, March 22, 2004.

In conjunction with the release, management will conduct a conference call on Tuesday, March 23rd at 10:00 a.m. ET to discuss the company's results. 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 (706) 634-7038. The live conference call will be available via the Internet by accessing the SkillSoft Web site at 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 1:00 p.m. ET on March 23rd, until 11:59 p.m. ET on March 30, 2004. The replay number is (706) 645-9291, passcode: 6155782. A webcast replay will also be available on SkillSoft's Web site at 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 Books 24x7; and health and safety compliance courseware by Go Train.

For more information, visit www.skillsoft.com.

Tom McDonald
Chief Financial Officer
603-324-3000, ext., 4232

Investor Contacts
Michael Polyviou or Kirin Smith
Financial Dynamics, for SkillSoft PLC
212-850-5600

"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.