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SkillSoft Schedules Fiscal 2010 First Quarter Conference Call

NASHUA, N.H., May 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SkillSoft PLC (Nasdaq: SKIL), a leading SaaS provider of on-demand e-learning and performance support solutions for global enterprises, government, education and small- to medium-sized businesses, intends to release its operating results for its fiscal 2010 first quarter ended April 30, 2009 after the market closes on Thursday, May 21, 2009.

In conjunction with the release, management will conduct a conference call on Friday, May 22, 2009, at 8:30 a.m. EDT to discuss the Company's operating performance and its outlook for its second fiscal quarter ending July 31, 2009. Chuck Moran, President and Chief Executive Officer, and Tom McDonald, Chief Financial Officer, will host the call.

To participate in the conference call, interested parties can dial 800-322-9079 and use the following passcode: 10469877. The live conference call will be available via the Internet by accessing the SkillSoft Web site at 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 12:01 p.m. EDT on May 22, 2009, until 11:59 p.m. EDT on May 29, 2009. The replay number is 800-642-1687, passcode: 10469887. A webcast replay will also be available on SkillSoft's Web site at

About SkillSoft

SkillSoft PLC (Nasdaq: SKIL) is a leading SaaS provider of on-demand e-learning and performance support solutions for global enterprises, government, education and small to medium-sized businesses. SkillSoft enables business organizations to maximize business performance through a combination of comprehensive e-learning content, online information resources, flexible learning technologies and support services.

Content offerings include business, IT, desktop and compliance courseware collections, as well as complementary content assets such as Leadership Development Channel video products, KnowledgeCenter(TM) portals, virtual instructor-led training services and online mentoring services. SkillSoft's Books24x7(R) product offering includes access to more than 20,000 digitized IT and business books, as well as book summaries and executive reports. Technology offerings include the SkillPort(R) learning management system, Search & Learn(R), and SkillSoft(R) Dialogue(TM) virtual classroom.

SkillSoft courseware content described herein is for information purposes only and is subject to change without notice. SkillSoft has no obligation or commitment to develop or deliver any future release, upgrade, feature, enhancement or function described in this press release except as specifically set forth in a written agreement.

SkillSoft, the SkillSoft logo, SkillPort, Search-and-Learn, SkillChoice, Books24x7, ITPro, BusinessPro, OfficeEssentials, GovEssentials, EngineeringPro, FinancePro, AnalystPerspectives, 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, countries.

        Tom McDonald
        Chief Financial Officer
        (603) 324-3000, x4232

        Geoff Grande
        (617) 747-1721

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    /CONTACT:  Tom McDonald, Chief Financial Officer, FD, +1-603-324-3000,
x4232, Investors, Geoff Grande of FD, +1-617-747-1721/
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CO:  SkillSoft PLC
ST:  New Hampshire

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