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Spunout.ie

Spunout.ie is Ireland’s youth information website. It provides information and support for young people on a range of topics covering education, employment, health and life events. Education-related articles include advice on transitioning from school to college, everything you need to know about CAO offers and how to handle exam results anxiety

Webwise

Webwise.ie provides advice and resources for parents and teachers on internet safety. Parents can access expert advice, information on the latest apps and social networks, and a how-to guide on setting up parental controls – on its parents’ hub. There is a range of second-level teaching resources created to address issues including

National Parents Council Post Primary

The National Parents Council – Post Primary (NPCpp) is a nationwide organisation that represents the interests of parents with children in second-level education. The NPCpp aims to: Actively involve parents in all aspects of their children’s education Provide a voice for parents in the development of parent groups Monitor educational development and

Scoilnet:

The official education portal provided by the Department of Education and Skills is called Scoilnet. It aims to support Ireland’s education community by providing information and advice to students, teachers and parents. Scoilnet offers resources on a wide range of subjects that have been evaluated by subject matter experts to make

Student Universal Support Ireland (SUSI)

Welcome to the SUSI website where you can find information on making a student grant application. Before applying for your grant, we would encourage you to review the eligibility criteria by selecting your student type based on whether you are PLC, Undergraduate, Postgraduate or Studying Outside the State. You can also use our Eligibility Reckoner where you can quickly

Student Assistance Fund:

The Student Assistance Fund provides financial support to full or part-time students who are experiencing financial difficulties while attending college. Students can apply for the Student Assistance Fund to help with either temporary or ongoing financial difficulties. The Student Assistance Fund is designed to provide a source of financial support

Programme for Access to Higher Education:

The Programme for Access to Higher Education (PATH) is a dedicated fund, broken into three strands, committed to increasing participation by under-represented groups in higher education. The fund, valued at €16.5 million, was established by the Department of Education and Skills in 2017 as a commitment to support the National Plan

Educate Together

Educate Together is unique in education Like many other schools in Ireland, Educate Together schools are state-funded and teach the National Curriculum. They are non-fee-paying schools and are open to students of all backgrounds. They are co-educational and have no school uniforms. But they are much more than that: Educate

Childcare and COVID-19

Childcare facilities for certain children reopened from 29 June 2020. Most remaining services reopened at end August and early September 2020. Childcare subsidies and childcare fees also restarted. However, fees should stay at their pre-COVID-19 rates, if your childcare provider is availing of the special supports to help them reopen.