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# norma-foley - Sunday 6 September, 2020

The Leaving Cert: When are the results due, and what can we expect?

Leaving Cert calculated grade results are due to be released tomorrow morning at 9am.

# norma-foley - Wednesday 2 September, 2020

Education Minister Norma Foley says pupils will get priority testing in event of a Covid-19 outbreak in school

Foley is to appear before the Oireachtas Committee on Covid-19 this afternoon.

# norma-foley - Tuesday 1 September, 2020

Education minister: Schools to deal with 'malicious coughing' and Covid-19 jokes from pupils individually

Education minister: Schools to deal with 'malicious coughing' and Covid-19 jokes from pupils individually

Norma Foley played down suggestions her department would issue advice on bad behaviour related to Covid-19.

# norma-foley - Saturday 29 August, 2020

No clear start date for new guidance counsellors a 'travesty' for students

The government announced new 120 guidance counsellor posts last month to support students returning to school.

# norma-foley - Wednesday 26 August, 2020

Postponed Leaving Certificate written exams will start on 16 November

These are for those who couldn’t get access to Calculated Grades, who opted for written exams, or who wish to appeal the Calculated Grade they received.

Students who refuse to wear face masks will be sent home from secondary schools, Norma Foley says Covid-19 This post contains videos

Students who refuse to wear face masks will be sent home from secondary schools, Norma Foley says

The Education Minister has said all pupils must wear face masks, unless there is a medical reason not to.

# norma-foley - Friday 21 August, 2020

School closures prompt changes to 2021 Leaving Cert and Junior Cert exams

The changes were announced this evening by the Department of Education.

Foley confident every child will return to school next week but says extra 1,600 buses a 'logistical challenge'

The Minister for Education said that parents of eligible children who make alternative transport arrangements “will be recompensed”.

Restrictions expected to be lifted in Laois and Offaly, but not Kildare

A decision on whether to extend the regional lockdown is expected to be made by the government later today.

# norma-foley - Monday 27 July, 2020

1,000 extra secondary teachers to come from job-sharers and registered teachers not working in education

This is one of many measures included in the government’s roadmap to re-opening schools at the end of August.

Here's a breakdown of where the government's €376m funding to re-open schools will be spent

The plan includes €53 million for 1,000 extra teachers at post-primary level and a €52.2 million school cleaning grant.

1,000 extra secondary teachers: Government unveils €375m plan to re-open schools at end of August

All schools have been closed since March 12 due to the coronavirus pandemic.

# norma-foley - Thursday 23 July, 2020

Education minister faces pressure to reveal school reopening plans

Labour leader Alan Kelly called for Education Minister Norma Foley to take questions on the matter next week.

# norma-foley - Tuesday 21 July, 2020

Leaving Cert results to issue directly to students through online portal at 9am on Monday 7 September

Minister for Education Norma Foley said she was “pleased that we have been able to bring clarity for students”.

# norma-foley - Friday 17 July, 2020

Leaving Cert results date: ASTI criticises announcement but says 'at least there's now certainty'

The publication of this year’s results will not be available until 7 September.

# norma-foley - Thursday 16 July, 2020

Leaving Certificate results to be issued on 7 September, Department of Education confirms

It comes weeks later than the traditional August results day for the Leaving Cert exams.

# norma-foley - Thursday 2 July, 2020

Large schools will have to stagger their opening times in September, warns union

Education Minister Norma Foley says that public health advice will underpin the reopening of and operation of schools.

Social distancing rules mean it's inevitable students won't be back in school full-time - ASTI

Teachers’ unions will appear before the Dáil’s Covid-19 committee today.