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Ireland RTE launch virtual classroom as schools remain closed

01:05  27 march  2020
01:05  27 march  2020 Source:   extra.ie

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RTÉ launches daily virtual classroom for primary school children. From Monday 30 March, between 11am and 12pm RTÉ Home School Hub on RTÉ 2, pupils can learn from the bilingual teachers who will present three short class segments aimed at 1st and 2nd class , 3rd and 4th class and 5th

In closing , our general guidance from health officials to our students is please avoid congregating in "Our teachers have worked diligently to prepare students to remain connected to our curriculum and Instructors on March 16 will prep virtual learning plans and families will be contacted that afternoon.

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RTE has announced a new Home School Hub for both its television and online platforms as schools will remain closed until April 19.

RTE have brought the classroom into the living room as kids continue to stay at home.

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On RTE2, RTE Player, and rte.ie/learn, children will be able to watch, download and engage with curriculum-based content and project work to keep them learning when they can’t attend class.

a group of people sitting at a table: RTE has announced a new Home School Hub for both its television and online platforms as schools will remain closed until April 19. Pic: Shutterstock © Provided by Associated Newspapers (Ireland) Limited, t/a dmg Media Ireland RTE has announced a new Home School Hub for both its television and online platforms as schools will remain closed until April 19. Pic: Shutterstock

Starting Monday March 30, RTE Home School Hub will air on RTE2 from 11am until 12 noon.

In the hour, bilingual teachers will present three short class segments aimed at the groups of 1st and 2nd class, 3rd and 4th class and 5th and 6th class.

After the hour, the teachers will redirect the students to content and project work hosted on rte.ie/learn and RTE Player.

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a group of people standing in front of a building: Starting Monday March 30, RTE Home School Hub will air on RTE2 from 11am until 12 noon. Pic: Leah Farrell/RollingNews.ie © Provided by Extra.ie Starting Monday March 30, RTE Home School Hub will air on RTE2 from 11am until 12 noon. Pic: Leah Farrell/RollingNews.ie

‘Children are already facing increased disruption to their everyday lives due to school closures, cancelled activities and more but we are aiming to help children and parents cope during these times of uncertainty,’ Suzanne Kelly, Group Head of Children’s & Young People’s Content said.

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‘Kids may be stuck inside but with RTE providing structured learning for both kids and parents we will keep everyone busy and occupied. Our goal is to ease the burden on parents with an easily accessible source of education for their kids.’

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Later on in the day, RTE Home School Extra will air as a catch-up programme at 4.15pm where kids can take over.

a young girl looking at the camera: In the hour, bilingual teachers will present three short class segments aimed at the groups of 1st and 2nd class, 3rd and 4th class and 5th and 6th class. © Provided by Extra.ie In the hour, bilingual teachers will present three short class segments aimed at the groups of 1st and 2nd class, 3rd and 4th class and 5th and 6th class.

RTE will showcase video messages and content by primary school kids across the country in an opportunity for them to reconnect.

‘We are hearing about innovative and dedicated teachers all across the country finding new ways to support children’s learning while not in the classroom,’ said Minister for Education and Skills Joe McHugh TD.

a kitchen with a dining room table: RTE have brought the classroom into the living room as kids continue t o stay at home. Pic: Rollingnews.ie © Provided by Extra.ie RTE have brought the classroom into the living room as kids continue t o stay at home. Pic: Rollingnews.ie ‘This RTE Home School Hub will support and complement the ongoing efforts of teachers. Well done to RTE for stepping up to the plate to produce the Home School Hub which will undoubtedly complement all of the other efforts by teachers.’

The new Home School Hub is brought to you by RTE and Macalla Teo, with support from Mary Immaculate College.

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