Schools to fully reopen by end of August – Minister

Schools are to “fully reopen” by the end of the August.

A plan on the safe return to the classroom is being published on Monday, after Ministers agree on it at a cabinet meeting.

Schools have been shut since March 12th, due to Covid-19.

There’s still no details on what the plan to re-open schools will involve, or how social distancing will be addressed in classrooms.

But Education Minister Norma Foley says schools will be back to normal for the new term: