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Education Minister says summer provision scheme will provide English lessons for Ukrainian refugees

May 4, 2022 13:05 By radiokerrynews
Education Minister says summer provision scheme will provide English lessons for Ukrainian refugees Education Minister says summer provision scheme will provide English lessons for Ukrainian refugees
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Kerry TD and Education Minister Norma Foley has confirmed that the summer provision scheme will pay particular attention to English classes for Ukrainian refugees.

Yesterday, the minister announced a summer education programme for pupils with complex special educational needs and those at greatest risk of educational disadvantage for summer 2022.

€40 million is to be invested in the scheme.

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The department will soon advertise for English language tutors who will be available to post-primary students and adults who have fled Ukraine.

Norma Foley is confident that there are sufficient resources to deal with the increase in demand on the education system.

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