Over 500 Ukrainian pupils in Galway primary schools

galway daily news Over 800 Ukrainian children now enrolled in Galway schools

The number of pupils from Ukraine in primary schools in Galway has risen to 517, while the number in secondary schools fell to 293.

In last month’s figures, there were 496 Ukrainian primary school children and 311 secondary school students.

Nationally, there are now 12,544 pupils from Ukraine enrolled in primary and secondary schools.

To assist with the transition of Ukrainian refugees and their families into Irish schools Regional Education and Language Teams (REALT) continue to operate.

These are hosted by the 16 regional education and training boards around Ireland and staffed by regionally based education support personnel.

The Department of Education publishes the number of Ukrainian pupils in schools for each county every month.