Written answers

Tuesday, 17 December 2019

Department of Education and Skills

Home Tuition Scheme Eligibility

Photo of Seán SherlockSeán Sherlock (Cork East, Labour)
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190. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if home tuition hours will be extended for a person (details supplied) in County Kildare. [52914/19]

Photo of Joe McHughJoe McHugh (Donegal, Fine Gael)
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The purpose of the Home Tuition Grant Scheme is to provide funding towards the provision of a compensatory educational service for children who, for a number of specific reasons, are unable to attend school.

Home tuition is not an alternative to a school placement and is provided in very limited a

Home Tuition grant funding for the applicant referred to by the Deputy, has been extended to the end of the 2019/20 school year.

Correspondence to this effect issued to the family on 6th December, 2019.


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