Wednesday, 13 May 2020

Questions (185)

Kathleen Funchion


185. Deputy Kathleen Funchion asked the Minister for Education and Skills if a person (details supplied) will be granted the July provision in 2020; and if not, the reason for not being granted the provision which will assist them greatly. [4188/20]

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Written answers (Question to Education)

While it had been my Department’s intention to run the extended school year (ESY) scheme – also known as the July Provision Scheme – this year if possible, given the current school closures and public health restrictions, my Department is now reviewing this.

My Department is considering contingency measures, including changes to the format of the scheme. Any changes will be communicated widely.