22 Apr 2020News

Minister McHugh announces ICT funding for Schools including €10 million top-up funding

  • ICT grant package aims to target Leaving Certificate students

  • Funding provision is part of suite of measures to support all students particularly those at risk of disadvantage due to Covid-19 school closures

  • Guidance on Continuity of Schooling to support learners with special educational needs and learners from disadvantaged backgrounds being issued to all schools

The Minister for Education and Skills Joe McHugh TD has today (Wednesday 22 April 2020) announced a special €10 million fund to support the purchase of technology and devices for disadvantaged students.

A total of €7 million additional funding will be provided in the post-primary sector and €3 million in the primary sector.

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