School with biggest Leaving Cert class in the country plans to create virtual day school 2 months ago

School with biggest Leaving Cert class in the country plans to create virtual day school

The future of education?

Like many other businesses, the Institute of Education on Leeson Street has had to totally overhaul the way they operate since the COVID-19 restrictions were introduced.

The school, which has been operating its classes virtually since, is now looking at the possibility of creating a virtual day school, the first of its kind in Ireland.

Directors and owners of the Institute of Education, Peter and Úna Kearns, were speaking to host Sonya Lennon on The Architects of Business, made in partnership with EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™, about how their school has been adapting to the new reality presented by the Covid-19 emergency.

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The Institute of Education, which employs 130 teachers and up to 70 support staff is responsible for the education of the largest Leaving Cert class in the country - 850 students.

It’s a great story, told by the 2019 finalists in the EY Entrepreneur of the Year™ programme, and you can hear it in full by clicking on the video below.

Virutal classroom plan - watch from around 31.20.

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