The latest covid-19 updates from the Department of Education are here. This information is targeted specifically at primary and post-primary schools and further and higher education centres and includes resources for schools, advice to principals and links to updated guidance from the HSE.
Educate Together submissions on covid-19
Educate Together has been representing the interests of the school network in engagements with the Department of Education and other stakeholders. The national office has written a number of submissions on the issue of keeping our school communities safe during covid-19. Some of these are available to download below.
- October 2020 submission to the Education Committee: ensuring that schools can open safely
- July 2020 Primary Management Bodies submission on the reopening of primary schools
- June 2020 submission to the Special Committee on Covid-19 Response
- May 2020: Submission to the Department of Education based on consultations with primary school principals and chairpersons