Education Minister Norma Foley to grant students in Ireland a 'No Homework Day' 6 days ago

Education Minister Norma Foley to grant students in Ireland a 'No Homework Day'

Viva No Homework Day.

Minister for Education Norma Foley is to announce a 'No Homework Day' for Irish students in recognition of their hard work during the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.

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Foley will appear on RTÉ's After School Hub to announce the day off homework between now and the Christmas holidays.

In a clip which will air on Friday, she explained to host Seamus the Dog that it was is a thank you for all the hard work students have put in.

Clip via RTE Young Peoples

"It’s a golden ticket and this is how it’s going to work," Foley said.

“All the students I know have been really, really good and have been working very, very hard since they went back to school at the end of August or start of September."

Foley said that students must speak to their teacher and they can agree a date to use it in the run up to Christmas.

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“The children and young people of Ireland have been just fantastic. Anything they've been asked to do they've done, they've been really good in school and we’re very very proud of them and this is a thank you.“