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Does the school calendar need a review?

It seems like we’re only back from the Christmas holiers and yet children nationwide are off sc...

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12.53 20 Feb 2020


Does the school calendar need a review?


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12.53 20 Feb 2020


It seems like we’re only back from the Christmas holiers and yet children nationwide are off school again for midterm break.

Is it time the Irish academic year, with it’s regular interruptions and lengthy holidays, be reviewed to better support modern families?

Parenting Expert, Laura Erskin joins to give her take.


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Academic Calendar Academic Year After-school Care Child Care Children Kieran Cuddihy Laura Erskin Mid Term Newstalk Newstalk Breakfast Parenting Parenting Expert School School Break School Holidays School Year Shane Coleman Summer Holidays Teachers Teenagers

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