Wednesday, 9 September 2020
Department of Education and Skills
179. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the number of additional prefab classrooms that were funded as part of the plan to reopen schools; the cost and average cost for the additional units; the number of prefab classrooms in use in the education system; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [23016/20]
To date my Department has approved the rental of 13 prefab classrooms as part of the plan to reopen schools. The cost wont be know until details are received from the relevant schools.
Currently there are 1,361 rented prefabs units in use in 390 primary and post-primary schools.