All Galway and Roscommon ETB 20 post-primary schools and 2 community national schools will remain open with protective measures as provided for in Level 5 of Ireland’s Plan for Living with COVID-19. This statement from Minister for Education Norma Foley on sustaining the safe operation of schools during Level 5 measures applies.

GRETB’s Further Education and Training (FET) Centres will remain open for the provision of instruction/teaching and learning and the maintenance of essential services.

This statement from Minister for Further and Higher Education Simon Harris applies.

Level 5 restrictions will remain in place until Tuesday 01 December, 2020, following the announcement by An Taoiseach Micheál Martin on 19/10/2020.

GRETB’s Administrative Offices in Athenry and Roscommon will remain closed to the general public. However, arrangements in respect of business continuity for essential administrative services, including the payment of learners, staff and suppliers will continue.

GRETB encourages all students, staff, families and friends to follow all public health guidelines on dealing with COVID-19.



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