DONEGAL CHILDREN WILL BENEFIT FROM €210M DIGITAL PACKAGE – McHUGH

first_imgMinister Joe McHugh has promised Donegal schoolchildren will benefit from a €210M investment in digital technology for schools announce today.The Minister of State said the new five year Digital Strategy for Schools contains many progressive measures to upgrade technology in the Irish classroom.The €210 million strategy amounts to the largest ever investment in digital technology in schools, and will benefit schools throughout Donegal, and the entire country. “There will be dedicated multi-annual funding to schools to invest in technology, which this new strategy will ensure for the first time. This will build on the ongoing roll-out of high-speed broadband to every second-level school by investing in high-speed wifi networks in schools, which is crucial for the future of our young people.“The curriculum will involve Digital skills being integrated into assessment based education, and the strategy will also develop opportunities for students to take an in-depth ICT course at Leaving Cert, as well as improving digital skills within other subjects also.“This will really help to prepare young people for the future workforce with its increasing reliance on technology, which will be of great benefit to our students here in Donegal, and throughout Ireland.”DONEGAL CHILDREN WILL BENEFIT FROM €210M DIGITAL PACKAGE – McHUGH was last modified: October 7th, 2015 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:digitalfundingMinister Joe McHughlast_img

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