Who can offer tution under DES programmes?

Table of Contents Who can tutor under these programmes? Tutors offering services under any home based education programmes must be either:- A Teacher registered with the Teaching Council of Ireland. A qualified and Garda vetted Special Needs Assistant (SNA). Can student teachers tutor under DES programmes? We’ve been contacted by a number of student teachers […]

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Statutory Declaration

To offer tuition under any of the DES education programmes such as the Supplementary Programme running now until the end of April, or the July Provision Summer Programme, details yet to be announced, tutors must complete a Statutory Declaration prior to starting tuition. If a tutor has completed a declaration within the last 12 months […]

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Summer Programme 2021 Update

We’ve had quite a number of enquiries regarding when the July Provision Summer Programme application forms will be released and when will the programme be starting. We have been speaking with a senior officer from the DES and he assured us that the department are currently working on the programme with their partners and that […]

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July Provision Summer 2021

Table of Contents Introduction The DES are working on delivering an enhanced programme of summer provision for children with additional needs and those who are experiencing educational disadvantage, similar to what was provided in the 2020 July Provision Summer Programme. The original July Provision programme was created as an extension to the academic school year […]

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What happens when schools re-open?

We’ve just received an update from a contact within the DES regards what is the situation when children in receipt of Supplementary Programme hours return to school. The good news is that they can continue to benefit from the Supplementary Programme when they return to school. If you have not yet applied for the Supplementary […]

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