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In an interview with Seamus the Dog on RTÉ’s After School Hub, Education Minister Norma Foley will announce a no-homework day for all students.

Via Independent.ie:

Between now and Christmas teachers across the country can pick a day to give their students an evening free of homework.

The homework pass will be available to download from RTE.ie/learn from tomorrow afternoon.

Ms Foley says it’s a golden ticket…



Government issues no-homework day for all children in Ireland (Independent.ie)


Out of work mapper Omar Sarhan writes:

A few days since I sent you anything, I was just looking at OECD [Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development] data related to the amount of homework and study students do. I created this map (above). You can get to an interactive version of the map here. Or engage via Tumblr