[lg policy] Ireland: Homework club to support school's language policy

Harold Schiffman hfsclpp at GMAIL.COM
Sat Nov 10 16:35:29 UTC 2012

Homework club to support school's language policy

Wednesday November 07 2012

FOLLOWING the announcement last week that the Department of Arts,
Heritage and the Gaeltacht had sanctioned a grant of €5,000 for a
homework club in Pobalscoil Chorca Dhuibhne, details of the scheme
have been released this week.

A spokesperson for Oidhreacht Chorca Dhuibhne, who manage the scheme
which has been running in PCD for the past number of years with
Government funding, said it was set up to support the school's Irish
Language policy.

"Through this scheme, students can avail of extra help with their
homework after school," the spokesperson explained. Pupils who are
learning or improving their Irish are especially catered for and
teachers and professional people provide this service."


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