Department of Education and Skills links to support parents/adolescents/children with homeschooling and establishing daily routines:
https://www.education.ie/en/The- Department/Announcements/advice-to-young-people-while- schools-are-closed.pdf
https://www.education.ie/en/The- Department/Announcements/guide-for-parents-supporting- children.pdf
Example of Plan for Home School Day: https://www.education.ie/en/The- Department/Announcements/plan-your-day.pdf
Tune into RTE2 each morning from 11am to 12 noon to the Home School Hub to view three short segments presented by bilingual Primary Teachers aimed at 1st and 2nd, 3rd and 4th and 5th and 6th class. Project work is housed on rte.ie/learn and RTE Player. https://www.rte.ie/tv/programmes/1127275-rte-home-school-hub/
Early Years, Primary and Secondary School
Parents and students can get access to school books at any level until the end of the school term by clicking the link below for free. Free library access, audio books and other materials are also available for free.
Junior and Leaving Certificate
On-line resources linked by level (Junior Certificate, Leaving Certificate) and subject and also come with notes: https://ulsites.ul.ie/access/online-study-club
Exam Papers for Junior and Leaving Certificate
All exam papers for Junior and Leaving Certificate students are also available to access free, at all levels and subjects. This can provide a good structure for doing study. https://www.examinations.ie/exammaterialarchive/?i=114.119.110. 99.100
Link to online learning resources for Primary students:
Free eBook collection for Children aged 3–11 years
Help your children learn to read, and love to read, with range of over 100 free eBooks. If you’d like to learn more about how to support your child’s reading, visit our Reading pages.
David Walliams reads one of his story books every morning: https://www.worldofdavidwalliams.com/elevenses/
Limit your news intake via radio/TV/social media to ONCE daily from a reliable news source (e.g. RTE or World Health Organisation) to limit news overload.
Avoid having the news on the radio/TV in the presence of your children/adolescents to limit their exposure to fear/anxiety about the impact of the Coronavirus in Ireland and worldwide.
Provided by Primary Care Child & Family Psychology Service St. Camillus’ Hospital Limerick.