Primary schools to receive high-tech grants

More than 380 primary schools across the country are to get €4.2m in grants for high-tech equipment over the coming days as part of the Government's efforts to make technology an integral part of the learning process, according to the Minister for Education and Science, Batt O'Keeff

More than 380 primary schools across the country are to get €4.2m in grants for high-tech equipment over the coming days as part of the Government's efforts to make technology an integral part of the learning process, according to the Minister for Education and Science, Batt O'Keeffe.

Minister O'Keeffe said 383 primary schools in which construction work was completed this year and last year will each get €5,000 per classroom to buy computer hardware, software and digital equipment.

The allocation amounts to €5,000 in respect of each occupied permanent classroom built this year and last year.

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