MONAGHAN EDUCATION CENTRE RESPONDING TO LOCAL NEEDS

23 April 2020 No Comments by The Northern Standard

When An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar TD made the announcement on Thursday March 12 that schools all over Ireland were due to close with immediate effect, teachers, school leaders, pupils and parents were left in a cloud of uncertainty.

Subsequent to this announcement and successive announcements on the restriction of movement on the basis of protecting public health, schools have remained closed with no clear return date being identified. Schools have had to adapt and respond to the needs of their students in a fashion that was previously untried at primary and postprimary level, remotely via online platforms.

The threat posed by Covid-19 has led to opportunity, an opportunity for teachers to learn new skills and…

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