Entries by Michelle O'Hanlon

Schools in Italy in COVID 19

SCHOOLS IN ITALY IN COVID19 TIME.  Covid19 in Italy shocked Italian citizens and, together with them, teaching, teachers and Principals. In the last ten days of February, schools were closed only in five regions of northern Italy. The hope of the experts was to stop the infections and keep them under control where they were […]

School Meals Programme Guidance Programme

Please find attached an updated version of the School Meals Programme Guidance Document. If there are any queries they can be emailed to social_inclusion@education.gov.ie 20200329 school meals updated guidance final pdf The following are answers to some queries received on School Meals Guidance via the social_inclusion@education.gov.ie email address:    If you intend to use the […]

Essential Services List

Covid-19 – Provision of Essential Services Guidance for Employees and Employers   28 March 2020 The Government has decided that people everybody should stay at home until April 12th 2020, except for the following situations: to travel to and from work, or for purposes of work, only where the work is an essential health, social […]

Some practical welfare guidance when working from home

Working remotely can provide great opportunities for school leaders in terms of work-life balance and productivity. However, it is vital to maintain regular work hours, to set a daily schedule and to stick to it. Create a dedicated work space that is airy, well lit, bright and comfortable. Have a suitable chair and arrange the […]

Remote Teaching

Remote Learning Documents from Microsoft We have also attached two documents supplied by Microsoft. Schools Leader’s Guide to Remote Learning and School Teacher’s Guide to Remote Learning. These documents are very useful, please take a moment to review School Leaders Guide Teachers Guide

Distance Learning – Studyclix

My name is Luke Saunders. I am a teacher and founder of Studyclix.ie Lots of schools have been in touch with us as part of their distance learning planning to facilitate student learning remotely during the current school closures. I thought it would be worth passing on some details that might be helpful to principals and […]

Allianz Insurance School Support Teams – COVID-19 Update

In light of the recent Government announcement on COVID-19 and ongoing guidance from the Department of Health, Allianz Ireland is putting measures into place to protect its employees and to help minimise the spread of the virus. Notwithstanding this, our School Support Teams will continue to be available by phone and email to assist your […]

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Briefing

Please see  resources which were presented at a meeting in Roinn an Taoisigh yesterday You may find them useful in any communications you have with parents or students. The graphic is particularly powerful. The thrust of the closure is to slow down the spread of the disease to enable our health service to work. Feel […]