Minister for Education Norma Foley TD has announced the extension of the primary languages sampler module for a further year and invited primary schools to apply to participate.
The module is aimed at 3rd to 6th class and the school can select the language of choice. Languages selected in 21/22 included French, Spanish, Irish Sign Language, German, Italian, Mandarin Chinese, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Arabic, Tamil and Portuguese.
The length of the module in 2022/23 will be increased from six to eight weeks. The grant to schools participating will also be €400 per classroom up to a maximum of €1,600.
View the Department of Education press release.