JAI make home learning resources available for school students of all ages

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A wide range of resources have been made available by JAI to assist teachers and parents as they continue to support students of all ages and their ongoing learning at home.

The resources are all aligned with the formal curriculum, easy-to-use and have previously been successfully facilitated by thousands of volunteers in schools nationwide.

They have been modified for use in self-directed learning or reshaped as an extended learning opportunity to allow for effective use in the home.

JAI is also piloting a range of options with partners in education in order to continue to help young people to practise essential skills by developing remote volunteering capabilities.

Junior Achievement (JA) programmes are normally facilitated by business volunteers and encourage young people to remain in education and help them develop the skills they need to succeed in a changing world.

Speaking on behalf of JAI, Chief Executive Helen Raftery said: “I would like to take this opportunity to thank all our educators for the exceptional work you have been doing to provide continuity of learning for your students. While recognising that every school, and every student, has varying degrees of access to resources and online capabilities we are delighted to have made our resources available online for use during this challenging time. It is our sincere hope these will prove useful to both teachers and parents when considering resources to be utilised at home by students.

In our work with schools across Ireland, we see at first-hand the incredible work being done to prepare students to achieve success in their futures, thank you for continuing this vital work in such unprecedented circumstances.”

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